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SEMINAR: Expert to deliver on coral reef bright spots Prof. Josh Cinner

Visiting from James Cook University, Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies Prof. Josh Cinner is an expert reef biodiversity conservation. He focuses on socioeconomic factors which can influence the way people use, perceive and govern coral reefs and will be visiting the University of Adelaide to deliver a public seminar titled: Locating and learning from bright […]

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PUBLIC EVENT: Professor Robert Hill presents to the Butterfly Conservation South Australia

The Butterfly Conservation South Australia presents monthly public talks by specialists is a diverse range of fields relevant to butterfly conservation. Professor Bob Hill will be presenting at an upcoming evening event. Title: Evolution of the southern Australian vegetation – the world’s biggest climate change experiment When: Tuesday 5th November 2019 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Where: Plympton […]

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PUBLIC SEMINAR: Extinctions along the last leg of the first great human migration with Dr Julien Louys

Visiting vertebrate palaeoecologist Dr Julien Louys will be visiting the University of Adelaide. Dr Louys is from Griffith University and is the Executive Editor of the scientific journal Palaeontologia Electronica. Title: Extinctions along the last leg of the first great human migration When: 6:00pm – Thursday, 12th September 2019 Where: Mawson Lecture Theatre, Mawson Building, University of Adelaide, North […]

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EVENT: Sprigg Lecture Series with Prof. Bob Hill and Dr. Mika Peace

The next Sprigg lecture series will be have two engaging speakers who will present their two perspectives on Australia’s relationship with wild fire – the evolution of fire-adapted vegetation, and how complex weather patterns drive fire behaviour in the Australian landscape. Title: Australia’s tempestuous relationship with wild fire – past, present and future When: Tuesday, 12 November […]

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Decarbonizing the Transport Sector in Australia with Professor Bassam Dally

Recently, Professor Bassam Dally, Deputy Director of the Centre for Energy Technology spoke at the public forum ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’ hosted by the Environment Institute and Centre for Energy Technology, University of Adelaide. Professor Bassam Dally has expertise in substantial energy, fuels and combustion. Bassam’s contributions have been recognized with many […]

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LECTURE: The human cost of climate change: Estimating long-term mortality with Professor Richard Parncutt

Professor Richard Parncutt, from University of Graz, Austria will be visiting the University of Adelaide whilst he tours Australia, delivering his lecture series. He will speak on his perspective on climate change including “global climate change is a matter of life and death for enormous numbers of people — especially in developing countries”. Whilst travelling, […]

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EVENT: Botany in the Pub with National Science Week

From ancient flora to plants in space, we are living in an age of space exploration, yet it’s not just humans that are taking a leap. Plants will be critical to the survival of humans in space, as they have been on Earth for millions of years. Date: Friday 16 August Time: 6:00pm–7:30pm Location: Rob Roy Hotel, […]

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Research Tuesdays: Mission Mammal

From the lions of the Serengeti to the blue whales of the Southern Ocean, mammals dominate our planet. But their future’s far from assured. Many species now require urgent conservation—and here in Australia we have a critical role to play. Date: Tuesday 13 August 2019 Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Location: The Braggs Building, The University […]

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SEMINAR: Unprecedented global biodiversity decline with Dr Michelle Lim

Dr Michelle Lim has been invited to speak to the Centre for Global Food and Resources and the SA branch of the Australasian Agricultural Resource Economics Society. She will present the following seminar. Title: Unprecedented global biodiversity decline – What does this mean for the economy, agriculture and human well-being? Date: Monday 8 July 2019 […]

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SEMINAR: Macrogenetics: amplifying the phylogeography of genes in a changing world

The Environmental Institute is proud to be supporting Associate Professor David Nogués-Bravo from the University of Copenhagen over the coming months. He will be presenting a seminar on: Macrogenetics: amplifying the phylogeography of genes in a changing world Date: Thursday 1st August, 2019 Time: 12:00pm Where: Benham Lecture Theatre RSVP: Not required, although please add to your calendar Future […]

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