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What is a 1 in 100 year weather event and why do they keep happening so often?

People living on the east coast of Australia have been experiencing a rare meteorological event. Record-breaking rainfall in some regions, and very heavy and sustained rainfall in others, has led to significant flooding. In different places, this has been described as a one in 30, one in 50 or one in 100 year event. So, what […]

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Researchers recognised for self-healing coatings at IChemE Malaysia Awards 2020

Material scientists increase performance and extend life of pipelines and offshore infrastructure for a more sustainable future. University of Adelaide, Environmental Institute researchers in collaboration with Deakin University and PETRONAS Research have won the prestigious Oil and Gas Award at the IChemE Malaysia Awards with the entry Metal Organic Framework as Self-healing Catalyst. The IChemE Malaysia Awards celebrate […]

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Professor Volker Hessel finalists for inaugural Australian Space Awards

We are delighted to be a part of the space industry’s night of nights. The Environment Institute’s Professor Volker Hessel is a finalists for the inaugural Australian Space Awards in the Scientist of the Year category. The awards recognise outstanding achievements of those participating in the Australian space industry. For the first time in Australia, Space Connect has […]

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