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Research Tuesdays: An Apple a Day

The upcoming Research Tuesdays presentation will cover how seemingly little things can have big consequences on our health. Every day, we make a raft of minor choices—about our diet, product use and lifestyle—that over time have a major impact on our wellbeing. Where: The Braggs Lecture Theatre When: Tuesday 9th October 2018 Time: 5:30 PM […]

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Dr Laura Weyrich presents at Science Says! this week

Dr Laura Weyrich will be part of Science Says! this Wednesday night. It’s an evening in the style of the great panel shows – think mixing Mock the Week, Spicks and Specks, and just a dash of QI. Last years’ challenges included singing about gravity waves, solving how pandas can be encouraged to mate, and miming how rollercoasters […]

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A minute with our Finalists for the #SAScience Awards

SA Scientist of the Year Finalist: Professor Bronwyn Gillanders Prof Gillanders has three main areas of research: calcified structures in fish such as their earbones, multi use management systems for the Spencer gulf and cephalopods. Read our exclusive Q&A with Prof Gillanders     Tall Poppy Winner: Dr Laura Weyrich Dr Weyrich works on Ancient DNA […]

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Guest Post: Dr Laura Weyrich delights audiences at Pint of Science

Dr Laura Weyrich writes for us about speaking at Pint of Science, last month.   Speaking to the public about science has to be the best part of my job as a research scientist.  I’ve said that over and over again, and I genuinely mean it.  Sure, a bunch of scientist can get together and […]

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Podcast: Does the future of health lie in the past?

What are gut microbiomes, and why should they matter to you? Dr Laura Weyrich, from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD), spoke with The Wire about why bacteria is so important to our health, and whether new diet trends are really the healthy options we think they are. Listen to Dr Weyrich’s full […]

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Women’s Research Excellence Award

Dr Laura Weyrich from the Environment Institute’s Australian Centre of Ancient DNA (ACAD), was one of twelve outstanding University of Adelaide women researchers recognised in the University’s inaugural Women’s Research Excellence Awards. These awards, established to celebrate International Women’s Day, recognise, celebrate and promote academic women’s research excellence at the University of Adelaide. Dr Weyrich […]

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Podcast: Health and the human microbiome

Dr Laura Weyrich, DECRA Research Fellow from the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA at the University of Adelaide was interviewed by Sarah Martin on Radio Adelaide’s The Sound of Science Program. In Laura’s interview she expands upon what can be learnt from the evolution of the human microbiome and how it can inform approaches to current […]

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