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Director’s end of year message

As we all prepare to head off for the Christmas break after a busy and exhausting year, I just wanted to say thank you for your hard work to support the Environment Institute this year. With so many dedicated researchers and initiatives developing, it has been an honour and a privilege to be interim Director […]

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Outstanding alumni receive top awards

Seven outstanding University of Adelaide graduates have been recognised for their significant contributions to their professions and communities with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Among the winners are an outstanding public health researcher, the Chief Executive of South Australia’s Department for Trade and Investment, South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Kenya’s Chief Administrative Secretary for its Ministry […]

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Ecologist wins Distinguished Alumni Award for research on invasive alien species across three continents

Dr Pablo García-Díaz, collaborator with Assoc Professor Phill Cassey‘s Invasion Science and Wildlife Ecology Group and previous University of Adelaide PhD student, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions in recognition of the impact his research on invasive alien species has had in Australia, Europe and South America. […]

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Invasion Science & Wildlife Ecology Group accolades at the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions ‘Balanced Research Program’.

Congratulations to Dr Pablo Garcia Diaz, Adam Toomes and Katherine Hill who were acknowledged at last Friday’s Centre for Invasive Species Solutions ‘Balanced Research Program’ celebrations in the Australian Academy of Science’s Shine Dome in Canberra. Dr Pablo Garcia Diaz was awarded the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award for 2022. Adam Toomes and Katherine Hill, PhD […]

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Green Industries SA Circular Economy Student Award 2022

Congratulations to Liancheng Li, PhD candidate in the School of Architecture and Built Environment, who was the recipient of the Green Industries SA’s Circular Economy Student Award  for ‘Masters-PhD’. Susan Close, Deputy Premier and Minister for Climate, Environment, and Water recently announced four Green Industries SA’s Circular Economy Student Award recipients. The awards promote capacity building by recognising postgraduate […]

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Eureka Prize 2022 Finalists

Congratulations to Fungimap Inc and the Extreme Heat and Health Adaptation Team who have been announced as finalist in the 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Find out more about these teams below. Category: Innovation in Citizen Science Fungimap Inc is a finalist in the Innovations in Citizen Science category. Fungimap Inc is highlighting the irreplaceable role of […]

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Digging deep to unlock soil secrets

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the research division of the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA), will examine soil DNA samples collected over the past 20 years to improve productivity, profitability and resilience for Australia’s agricultural sector. The project – “Past, present and future […]

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Young Leader wins at Young Achiever Awards

We are delighted that School of Biological Sciences PhD graduate, Nicole Foster, was awarded the University of Adelaide STEM Award in this year’s South Australian 7 News Young Achiever Awards. Following her graduation from University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Sciences (Advanced), Nicole then went on to complete her PhD in Environmental Sciences in 2021. […]

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ARC Success for Environment Institute

Congratulations to our Environment Institute members who have been awarded over $2.8M across five ARC Discovery Projects and two ARC LIEF Project. The 2022 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects awarded to Environment Institute members include: Professor Bronwyn Gillanders, School of Biological Sciences, will investigate how to enhance population stability of fish despite volatile environmental conditions. $509,000. […]

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Professor Maier wins biannual medal at the MSSANZ

The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), awards outstanding contributors every two years. Professor Holger Maier was awarded the medal this year for ‘exceptional research contributions to modelling and simulation, and for promoting the aims of the Society’. He became a fellow of the Society in 2017 and was one of the Plenary […]

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