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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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3MT People’s Choice and Student’s Choice Winner!

Congratulations to Isobel Hume, who was both the People’s Choice and also Student’s Choice awards winner in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final! The 3MT competition involves explaining years of research, or their 100,000 word thesis, in three minutes, using only one PowerPoint slide. The ability to effectively communicate research impact is a skill that all researchers must […]

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Trees for Good Project: Budding scientists barking up the right tree

There’s not much that kids love more than digging holes in dirt. And last week, a group of students from Alberton Primary School got their hands dirty planting their own trees with the launch of an exciting new project. Trees for Good, the brainchild of Environment Institute’s Professor Bob Hill from the Department of Ecology and […]

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Upcoming Three Minute Thesis final

Good luck to School of Agriculture, Food and Wine PhD Candidate Isobel Hume, who is a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finalist and will present her research on ‘Urban Food Security’ at tomorrow’s 3MT Final! Isobel is a student of Environment Institute’s Soil Scientist Prof Tim Cavagnaro. The 3MT competition involves explaining years of research, or their 100,000 word thesis, in […]

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Come and see us at the Royal Adelaide Show!

The current climate crisis makes us aware of the need to be resilient to ensure self-sustainment of the global economy and supply chain, particularly our food supply chain. To demonstrate this to the public, the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials and the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Adelaide […]

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SEMINAR: Assessing the Diverse Values of Nature – Professor Christopher Raymond

Recently, The University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) and School of Social Sciences jointly hosted a seminar by Professor Christopher Raymond of the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science: ‘Conceptualising and Assessing the Diverse Values of Nature’. The IPBES Values Assessment, published in July 2022, represents a definitive new global synthesis […]

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Regenerating Australia screening and Dynamic Statement release event

Last Wednesday evening the University’s Ecoversity and Environment Institute partnered to host the screening of Regenerating Australia, as part of Sustainability Week 2022. The event began with a Smoking Ceremony at the Kaurna Learning Circle by Uncle Fred and Alex from Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education at the University.  Attendees then moved to the lecture theatre for the […]

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Pints of Ideas: Youth Agency on Sustainability

In a world so deeply damaged, is sustainability relevant? What power do individuals actually have to enact change? How can communities evolve to be resilient and adaptive to the climate crisis? These questions and more were discussed at Tuesday’s Ecoversity-hosted event, “Pints of Ideas: Youth Agency on Sustainability“, just one of the events held at […]

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EVENT: Rewilding the oceans: combining marine biology & technology, public & policy

The Environment Institute is pleased to present an engaging panel discussion on rewilding our oceans for the University of Adelaide’s Ecoversity 2022 Sustainability Week. Hear from experts on how the future of rewilding rests on combining science with technology, public use with education and policy making. We hope to see you there! Background: Rewilding is becoming […]

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SEMINAR: Network Governance for Urban Infrastructure Resilience to Disasters

The University of Adelaide’s Stretton Institute,  School of Architecture and Built Environments, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources and the Environment Institute are delighted to jointly host international guest speaker Dr Naim Kapucu. Seminar Title: ‘Network Governance for Urban Infrastructure Resilience to Disasters: Policies, Frameworks and Practice’ Date/Time: 3pm, Tuesday 30th August, 2022 Location: Mawson Lecture Theatre […]

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