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EVENT: Nature Festival – Picnic with Bubbles and Bandicoots

An exclusive slow picnic & wildlife event in the Adelaide Hills. Enjoy some child-free time as you unwind & connect with nature. Peaceful, private and informative: A truly unique picnic in nature. Unwind in your own private picnic site beside a babbling creek nestled under old gums while keeping an eye out for our resident […]

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EVENT: Professor Sean Connell features in Ecology and Evolution Seminar

You’re invited to the first event in the Spring Series of the Ecology and Evolution Seminar. This event will be held online via Zoom and will be the beginning of Environmental Diversity theme for the Spring Series. This week, the free monthly Friday seminar series features exciting, cutting-edge science by Professor Sean Connell and PhD Candidate, […]

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Inaugural Geological Society of Australia Online Lecture with Alan Collins

Professor Alan Collins will take the GSA GOLD seminar to rocking new heights with a trip to the Flinders Rangers. An ARC Future Fellow and Director of the Centre for Tectonics, Resources and Exploration (TRaX) at the University of Adelaide, Professor Collins is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of Australia for his significant contribution […]

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ONLINE EVENT – The Great South Australian Fossil Debate with Associate Professor Diego Garcia-Bellido

South Australia is home to a rich fossil heritage, from the earliest big life found anywhere in the world, to the giant wombats and kangaroos that roamed the Adelaide Plains… From the extraordinary predators of the Cambrian oceans, to the plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs that swam in the Eromanga Sea. But which of them is the […]

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ONLINE EVENT: What makes science good? Q&A with leading University of Adelaide scientists

As part of National Science Week 2020, the Public Engagement in Science and Technology Adelaide (PESTA) research cluster will be hosting an online Q&A event to discuss ‘What Makes Science Good?’. Join us as we consider ways of effectively engaging the public in scientific research. DATE: Thursday 20 August 2020 TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm ACST  […]

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ONLINE SEMINAR: Prof. Frank Grützner presents – Citizen Science – Lessons from EchidnaCSI

Public Engagement in Science and Technology Adelaide (PESTA) is an interdisciplinary research cluster which seeks to improve public engagement in fields associated with STEM. Professor Frank Grützner will be speaking at the next event. When: Wednesday, 22nd July 2020, 10:00am – 11:00am Where: Online RSVP: pesta@adelaide.edu.au and for more information about the seminar. Title: Using Citizen Science for Research […]

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EVENT: Professor Jodie Conduit speaking at the Professional Lecture Series for the University of Adelaide.

A new Environment Institute member, Professor Conduit’s research interests lies in understanding how to engage consumers in interactions with organisations. She looks at how they can engage with each other, which will allow them to work together to achieve meaningful and relevant outcomes, particularly in contexts for social inclusion and environmental sustainability. Date: Monday 27 Jul […]

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Water sharing in the Murray-Darlin Basin: A discussion with Mr Mick Keelty (online)

Reduced water availability in the Murray-Darling Basin affects many stakeholders – producers of food and fibre, irrigators, and people involved in recreation and tourism. Communities and livelihoods are at stake, and environmental issues are significant. This Stretton Institute webinar features guest presenter Mr Mick Keelty AO APM, Interim Inspector-General of the Murray-Darling Basin will explore the key drivers […]

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Media Release: Our researchers featured in The Advertiser about the Kanagroo Island fires

As the smoke clears, scientists and engineers at the University of Adelaide are “firing debate” about how best to manage bushfire risk in an increasingly hostile climate. Fresh shoots are sprouting from blackened gums and grass trees are green after recent rain on Kangaroo Island, offering hope that life will rebound in time. Associate Professor […]

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VIDEO: Research Tuesdays – Firing Debate

This has been a bushfire season without precedent. As the world looked on horrified, our country burned. More than 11 million hectares have been reduced to ash, over 30 lives lost, thousands of properties destroyed, and wildlife decimated. Now, as the smoke finally clears, the natural question is: what can, and should, we do differently […]

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