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Undergrad students get private look at Naracoorte caves

Undergraduate Bachelor of Sciences students at the University of Adelaide travelled to Naracoorte for a private, upclose look at both the caves and the fossils found within them. Forty six students who were enrolled in the Evolution of the Australian Biota course had a four day field trip to the UNESCO World Hertiage Listed caves. Environment […]

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Naracoorte Caves featured on SBS News

The Naracoorte caves were featured on SBS nightly news in September this year. The story was filmed down in the Naracoorte caves and SBS spoke to Environment Institute member Dr Liz Reed about the important work being carried out in the cave systems. Dr Liz Reed, Dr Lee Arnold and Professor Robert Hill were PIs on […]

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Podcast: Dr Liz Reed’s Sold Out Sprigg Talk

Dr Liz Reed is an adjunct Professor and Honourary Research Fellow at the South Australian Museum. Dr Reed gave a talk at the Sprigg Lecture Series on the 15 August on her work with the Naracoorte caves, off the back of the announcement of a $2 million dollar Linkage grant. Dr Liz Reed has been […]

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3D Scanning of the Naracoorte Caves

Dr Liz Reed and Dr Lee Arnold are featured in the Naracoorte Herald for their scans of the Naracoorte Cave called Shultz. The cave was scanned in a matter of hours using a 3D Scanner (HD LEICA geosystems 3D laser scanner) which uses lasers to record one million points per second in in virtually 360 degrees. These points […]

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Sprigg Seminar: Naracoorte’s fossil caves: extraordinary windows into Australia’s recent past

Don’t miss an opportunity to hear Dr Liz Reed speak! Hot off the success ARC Linkage grant with Dr Lee Arnold, Dr Liz Reed will be speaking at the South Australian Museum on the 15 August from 6-7pm. Dr Liz Reed has been involved in the Naracoorte caves since she was inspired during an undergraduate field trip […]

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ARC Linkage Project on Naracoorte Caves front cover of Naracoorte Herald

The $2 million ARC Linkage Grant announced last Wednesday led by Dr Lee Arnold and Dr Liz Reed, has featured on the front cover of the Naracoorte Herald today. The project as detailed in the Media Release, is led by Dr Lee Arnold and Dr Liz Reed in the University’s Environment Institute and School of […]

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Media Release: Naracoorte Caves to be focus of $2m research project

A University of Adelaide-led research project will focus on the rich fossil history of Naracoorte Caves and cement its place on the world science stage.  Announced today, the project has been awarded $669,000 by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC)’s Linkage Projects scheme which promotes collaborative projects between universities, industry, government and […]

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Rare fossil find in Naracoorte Caves

A recent ABC news story has reported on a rare fossil find in the Naracoorte Caves area. Researchers have found 50,000 year old bones from the largest carnivorous Australian mammal in the Pleistocene epoch, the marsupial lion, in the south east of South Australia. Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the University of New […]

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e-Science. Underground archives: Naracoorte fossil caves and their record of deeptime

The work of Dr Liz Reed has been featured in the July 2015 e-Science Magazine. In the feature, Dr Reed explores how the fossils found in Naracoorte Caves in South Australia can be used to address present and future conservation questions about species diversification, human impacts, adaption to climate change and extinction. “Sediments, bones and […]

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