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Science meets Parliament: 21-22 March 2017

Science meets Parliament sees 200 scientists and technologists gather in Canberra to meet face-to-face with MPs and Senators to share their science and develop some valuable professional skills. Networking opportunities, workshops and inspiring speakers will be spread over two full days at Old and New Parliament House. Registrations cost $1100 for general registrations, or $650 […]

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Student win at Aus Organic GeoChem conference

Late last year, Environment Institute researchers headed to Fremantle for the 19th Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference. The theme of the conference was “Paleoclimates, Environments, Ecosystems & Our Resources”, exploring modern and ancient environments and the associated geochemistry.   Staff and students from the University of Adelaide gave oral presentations, which were well received. A special congratulations […]

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Student Success at AQUA Conference

Late last year, researchers and students from the University of Adelaide descended in Auckland for the Australasian Quaternary Association (AQUA) conference. The AQUA conference brigs together Quarternary scientists, who research the last 2.6 million years of Earth’s history. The AQUA conference was the largest event of its kind, with 130 presentations, including 12 from the University […]

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Epigenetic Consortium of SA Annual Research Meeting

The Epigenetic Consortium of South Australia (EpiCSA) is hosting its first Annual Research Meeting. The meeting is scheduled for the 13th of October, 2016 at SAHMRI and abstract submissions are open until the 16th of September. Don’t miss out on this EpiC day, which will feature Professor Ryan Lister from the University of Western Australia as the […]

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Highlights from PDU2- we’ve got your keynote lectures

The Palaeo Down Under 2 Conference is done and dusted, but for those of you that couldn’t make it, the keynote lectures are ready to watch. The conference was kicked off by Professor Mary L. Droser from the University of California, with her talk entitled “Catching the second Ediacara wave”. The second keynote lecture was presented by Professor Maoyan Zhu […]

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Technology, Science and Conservation in the Asia-Pacific

Technology is an important part of conservation research and none more so than in developing regions. Dave Emmett, Senior Vice-President of the Asia-Pacific Field Division, Conservation International, walks us through the technological approaches to conservation research. From satellites to drones, camera traps to DNA analysis, our ever-evolving technological landscape is transforming our understanding of biodiversity. Watch his […]

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Big wins for our students at the Australian Earth Science Convention

This week, Adelaide played host to the 2016 Australian Earth Science Convention. Researchers gathered from all around Australia to showcase the latest geoscience research.   The University of Adelaide was well represented during the convention, having the largest group of Honours and PhD students presenting talks and posters. Such an outstanding turnout was well-rewarded, with the students […]

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Strange bedfellows: Dating rules for research partnerships

What makes a research partnership work? How do I build such a relationship and why should I even bother? These questions and more are explored by Professor Bob Hill, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Adelaide and Sandy Carruthers, Director of Science, Monitoring and Knowledge. Professor Hill and Carruthers use […]

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Does biodiversity suppress infectious disease emergence?

Ecosystems provide us with food, water and recreation opportunities. But they may also help to suppress the spread of infectious diseases. Professor Phil Weinstein, co-director of the Australian Bioactive Compounds Centre, makes the link between biodiversity and human health. Using Lyme disease and Ross River Virus as examples, Prof Weinstein makes the case that healthy and […]

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Building blue infrastructure in South Australia through restoration of native shellfish reefs

The Natural Resource Management (NRM) Science Conference showcases the science underpinning environmental decision making, policy and management in South Australia, featuring some of our phenomenal Environment Institute researchers. Dr Heidi Alleway presents a seminar on the restoration of native shellfish reefs. South Australia was once home to an extensive oyster fishing industry, with oyster reefs hugging […]

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