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Echidna CSI finalist in the 2021 Eureka Prize

The University of Adelaide’s Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) is a finalist in the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka Prizes. EchidnaCSI is a citizen science project where members of the public across Australia are encouraged to take photos of echidnas found in their local area through a dedicated phone app, and collect echidna scat (poo) for molecular analysis of […]

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Professor Alan Collins receives ARC Linkage Grant

The University of Adelaide has been awarded $1,965,291 in linkage grants by the Australian Research Council to undertake research that will bring benefits in the meat, hemp, mining and performing arts industries. The ARC’s Linkage Program promotes national and international research partnerships between researchers and business, industry, community organisations and other publicly funded research agencies. […]

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SA’s top 50 influential people in the environment sector

As the nation’s leader in waste management, renewable energy and climate change action, South Australia’s most prominent individuals in the environment sector have been named by The Advertiser. The states’ wealth of talented and knowledgeable leaders has been selected by a panel of experts who were able to select the most influential people over the past […]

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Researcher receives Oceanic-Region recognition at the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards

Dr. W. Boone Law, has been internationally recognised as a joint recipient of the Oceanic-region Postgraduate Student Award at the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA). The APSEA awards are the only professional awards for the Asia-Pacific region that recognise the excellent achievement of individuals and organisations engaged in the surveying and spatial information industry. This […]

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The Marine and Coastal Hub join NESP $149 million commitment to environmental science

The Morrison Government is backing a new era of environmental science, announcing the universities and research centres that will host four ‘mega’ research hubs in the next phase of Australia’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP). Research will be prioritised to meet the most pressing environmental management and policy needs, with an emphasis on climate adaptation, […]

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Researchers recognised for self-healing coatings at IChemE Malaysia Awards 2020

Material scientists increase performance and extend life of pipelines and offshore infrastructure for a more sustainable future. University of Adelaide, Environmental Institute researchers in collaboration with Deakin University and PETRONAS Research have won the prestigious Oil and Gas Award at the IChemE Malaysia Awards with the entry Metal Organic Framework as Self-healing Catalyst. The IChemE Malaysia Awards celebrate […]

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Environment Institute members nominated at the SA Science Awards 2020

Dr Wayne Boardmand and Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries have been recognised for their excellent work in South Australia. Our Environment Institute members are having a big impact with the research they are producing and have been recognised with these prestigious nominations. Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries Dr Fagan-Jeffries completed her PhD at the University of Adelaide in 2019 and […]

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Environment Institute members shine with multiple ARC Discovery Projects funded for 2021

We are delighted to share the achievements of our members, with many receiving funding during the latest ARC Discovery Projects 2021 round 1. Congratulations to the efforts of our sensational team. Images shown are of Environment Institute members. Evolution and function of mammalian sex chromosomes. Professor Frank Gruetzner; Associate Professor Paul Waters; Professor Jennifer Graves; […]

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Two finalists announced in the SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards 2020

We are incredibly proud to have two Environment Institute members as finalists in these inspiring South Australian awards. Nomination: STEMM Educator of the Year – University or Registered Training Organisation Dr Wayne Boardman is a wildlife veterinarian, conservationist, researcher, academic and senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. While working as zoo veterinarian at Auckland […]

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PlanetFix winner’s opinion piece featured in The Advertiser – Jack Tibby

From ambitions of full-blown economic revolution to small personal changes, there are a broad range of positions to combat climate change. Congratulations to Jack Tibby, winner of the PlanetFix competition. We asked high school students for their climate change solution. Here is his opinion piece. But the issue with many is they fail to hold […]

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