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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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Tiahni Adamson awarded first Indigenous Time at Sea Scholarship, for voyage on RV Investigator

A proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman, Tiahni has awaited the opportunity to join the RV Investigator for years. PhD student Tiahni Adamson is one of two students awarded the first Indigenous Time at Sea Scholarships for the inaugural voyage on RV Investigator. Tiahni is studying a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Conservation and […]

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ABC Adelaide interviews Assoc. Prof. Diego García-Bellido

A love and dedication to South Australian fossils will be shared at Science in the Pub. This week, Diego was interviewed by David Bevan about the upcoming, sold out Science in the Pub event he will be speaking at. He says the lack of forest in South Australia allows the exposure of rocks, making our state the perfect place […]

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PHD student using satellite imagery to show burn impacts on Kangaroo Island

An early summer of unprecedented heat with lack of rain has led to devastating fires on Kangaroo Island. Boone Law, a PhD student for the Spatial Sciences program in the Environment Institute, has deviated away from his usual studies to focus on mapping the bushfire burn areas on Kangaroon Island, South Australia. He has been […]

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PUBLIC SEMINAR: Adapting to extreme weather in our changing world: floodplains and forests

Curious. Cutting-edge. Community. The ‘Ecology and Evolution Series’ is a summer series like no other. Our adored Adelaide Hills, charismatic Kangaroo Island, and so many other communities throughout Australia are literally feeling the heat of climate change. People need answers, they want to understand, and they want change. But what needs to change, and how […]

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