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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 Kangaroo 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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Public welcome at the Ecology and Evolution series – Autumn

Series two for Autumn 2020, builds on our summer Ecology and Evolution Series to discover how we can better protect our most threatened species as they adapt to our changing environments. Join us as our experts share their research. When: Friday 6 March to Friday 29 May 2020 Time: 3:00pm – 4:00 pm Location: Benham Lecture Theatre, […]

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Research Tuesday: firing debate – EI researchers lead the way

Our members will converge on this event to share their research on the recent catastrophic, Australian bushfires. As the world looked on, Australia lost more than 11 million hectares, 30 lives, thousands of properties and wildlife destroyed. The smoke is clearing, the natural question is: what can, and should, we do differently to strategically manage […]

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PUBLIC SEMINAR: Impact of our changing weather on wildfire behaviour and natural environments

Curious. Cutting-edge. Community. For our Series One, we’re exploring global problems and local solutions in ‘Adapting to extreme weather in our changing world’. Join us as we explore the impact of our changing weather on wildfire behaviour and our natural environments. Date: Friday 21st February 2020 Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, followed by drinks […]

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