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PhD Student Nicole Foster receives Max Day Award

Congratulations to PhD student Ms Nicole Foster from the University of Adelaide, Marine Biology Program who was one of two, 2019 recipients of the Australian Academy of Science Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship Award. The award provides up to $20,000 for early-career researchers working on the conservation of Australia’s flora and fauna, the ecologically sustainable […]

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The world’s largest natural carbon sink on earth: The Ocean with Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

At the Environment Institute and Centre for Energy Technology‘s public forum ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’, Professor Bronwyn Gillanders spoke on ‘The world’s largest natural carbon sink on earth: The Ocean’. Professor Gillanders is the Deputy Director, Environment Institute and a marine biologist from the University of Adelaide. She is currently leading […]

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Join the CRC for Productive Coasts and Industries

Throughout 2019 the opportunity to establish a Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) focused on the issues constraining and challenging industry and environmental productivity in coastal areas has been discussed. Previously known as the CRC for Coastal Health and Wealth this has been updated to CRC for Productive Coasts and Industries. CRC taking shape, express your interest now Through discussion on the proposal […]

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Time to rethink aquaculture – for nature not just for people

Marine aquaculture can be criticised for the negative effect it can have on the environment. But could aquaculture, under certain circumstances, have positive effects on surrounding ecosystems? A team of scientists from the University of Adelaide, The Nature Conservancy and Macquarie University wanted to find out. Their conclusions are published today in BioScience. They found […]

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Guest Post: Ecology Students Make a Splash in Port MacDonnell by Shannon S. Lauchlan

This year’s third year marine ecology and biology field trip to Port MacDonnell was a huge success! A total of 32 students attended. We kicked off the trip by getting wet in the crystal clear waters of Ewens Ponds. Students snorkelled through the ponds making observations along the way, with a few spotting the iconic […]

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Women in Water Event

The Women in Water Breakfast series is back again for another breakfast to celebrate the success of Women in the workplace. Date: Friday 26th October, 2018 Time: 7:30am Location: Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide 5000 Book Here This event will address those who are working hard to tackle unconscious bias in the workplace. The panel […]

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Tree of Life: A Night of Science at South Australian Museum

To celebrate Spring and National Biodiversity Month, Inspiring South Australia and the South Australian Museum present some extraordinary insights into evolution, extinction and the changing face of our Earth through the eyes of a handful of fabulous and fascinating SA scientists. The evening will include four short presentations followed by an interval for refreshments and […]

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‘Feeding Australia’ ABC Catalyst documentary features University of Adelaide Researchers

ABC Catalyst has released an exciting, new documentary series about food, called ‘Feeding Australia’. It features a wide range of University of Adelaide food and innovation researchers, including Dr Dominic Mcafee, URAF Drones, Waite Campus and with our Dr Noby Leong as a co-host. From Catalyst: “We’re a nation with a big appetite and as the […]

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2018 South Australian Science Excellence Award – Winners

On Friday night, the Science Excellence Awards Dinner event was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. It was a wonderful event which showcased the inspirational research advancing both South Australia and the world. The Environment Institute was represented by the following nominees: Excellence in Research Collaboration The Aboriginal Heritage Project, partnership between the local members […]

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Professor Bronwyn Gillanders featured on ABC Landline – Cuttlefish brings tourism to Whyalla

Once know as a ‘dirty, industrial city’, Whyalla, South Australia is becoming a tourism mecca for those wanting to see spawning cuttlefish between May and August each year. It is the only place known to have thousands of these colourful creatures mate (many times), lay their eggs and die before their offspring are born, in one […]

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