TAG: environmental DNA
Highlights from the 1st Australian and New Zealand eDNA Conference
Over 370 delegates from 17 different countries attended the 1st Australian and New Zealand Environmental DNA (eDNA) Conference, held last month at the Grand Chancellor Hotel in Hobart, Tasmania. The Environment Institute was recently represented by several of its members at the Conference. Originally scheduled for March 2022, the conference was postponed as the organising […]
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Young Leader wins at Young Achiever Awards
We are delighted that School of Biological Sciences PhD graduate, Nicole Foster, was awarded the University of Adelaide STEM Award in this year’s South Australian 7 News Young Achiever Awards. Following her graduation from University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Sciences (Advanced), Nicole then went on to complete her PhD in Environmental Sciences in 2021. […]
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Are we ignoring cost-effective biodiversity measures?
Environmental DNA (or eDNA) profiling is being used increasingly to analyse a range of substrates and historical samples, apparently even thin air, but what about soil? Join Professor Andy Lowe as he investigates an important and cost-effective method of environmental DNA profiling. Monitoring the state of our environment is the only way we can be […]
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Media Release: Microbes measure ecological restoration success
The success of ecological restoration projects around the world could be boosted using a potential new tool that monitors soil microbes. Published in the journal Molecular Ecology, University of Adelaide researchers have shown how the community of bacteria present in the soil of land that had been cleared and grazed for 100 years was returned […]
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