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Dr Damien Fordham workshop at The International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICCN)

ARC Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide, Dr Damien Fordham will be presenting a workshop to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in at Copenhagen, 8th-10th of October 2018. The IUCN is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental […]

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Sprigg Seminar Series – Dr. Emma Sherratt – The Shape of Life

Sprigg lecture series: Dr Emma Sherratt – The shape of life, and the museum of possible forms Date: Tuesday 9th October, 2018 Time: 6pm – 7pm Where: Adelaide Museum (the Museum will open to guests at 5:30pm, with a complimentary glass of wine available prior to the talk) Bookings: Animal life is remarkable in its diversity, […]

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Economic Botany Today with Professor David Mabberley

Professor David Mabberley is returning to Adelaide Botanic Garden this October to deliver his fifth intimate lecture series – don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the world’s great botanical minds! Date: Wednesday and Thursday, 24-25 October 2018 Time: 9am to 5pm Where: Noel Lothian Hall, Adelaide Botanic Garden Cost: $550 […]

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Seafood around the world

Research Tuesdays: Protecting the Catch

Seafood has been a key dietary component for hundreds of millions of people for a long time. But the global ‘catch’ is under pressure. With the world’s population predicted to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, seafood demand is set to skyrocket. Yet, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, almost 90% of fish stocks […]

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Dr Julian Hume at the Adelaide University

Visiting Artist Julian Hume – Art and the Palaeontological Record

Internationally renowned, Dr Julian Hume, Natural History Museum London, is in Adelaide working on a collaborative palaeontological art project, to produce two paintings depicting megafauna and biodiversity. He will be speaking about the paintings, his work and taking audience questions. When: Friday 25th May 2018, 6:30pm – 7:15pm Where: Braggs Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus Cost: Free Public […]

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Seminar: The hidden past of Tasmanian landscapes

The quantification of the effects of fire and climate change on terrestrial ecosystem depends on our ability to reconstruct past landscape changes. The semi-quantitative nature of Australian palynology has allowed objective inferences of landscape change from pollen data, yet we remain uninformed about the actual degree of alteration of past land-cover due to biases in […]

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Celebrating Earth Hour with citizen science day

Budding citizen scientists or those who just love science and are interested in looking after the environment have an opportunity to get involved with University of Adelaide research. They are being invited to a Citizen Science Day at the University of Adelaide on Saturday 24 March. Held in the lead up to, and in conjunction […]

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Sprigg Geobiology Centre Seminar Series

Paleoclimate variability in the Mediterranean region during the last 1.4 Ma and a new multiproxy approach using trace metal isotopes for more quantitative estimates of climate-human-landscape interactions Who:  Alex Franke from the University of Wollongong When: Friday 2nd March, 3-4 pm, Where: Mawson Lecture Theatre, Mawson Building, University of Adelaide. The Mediterranean region and its […]

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Abstracts for NRM Science Conference open now!

Abstracts and registrations are now open for the NRM Science Conference 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is Science for Policy in a Changing World. The conference will be an opportunity for NRM researchers and practitioners to come together to consider the new challenges science faces, and how scientists and policy makers can respond […]

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Seminar: Reducing regional water supply vulnerabilities and multi-city robustness conflicts when confronting a deeply uncertain future

This month, Prof Patrick Reed from Cornell College is visiting the University to give a seminar on his work on engineering design and decision support software to reduce vulnerabilities in regional water supply. Prof Reed’s primary research interests relate to sustainable water management given conflicting demands from renewable energy systems, ecosystem services, expanding populations, and […]

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