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Success at “A Night of Science” in Naracoorte, South East South Australia

Recently, ‘A Night of Science’ was held in Naracoorte, South Australia’s South East Region, during National Science Week. Presented by the South Australian Museum and the University of Adelaide Palaeontologists, the evening was well attended and an outstanding success. Attendees had the opportunity to meet leading SA scientists and hear about their progressive research, both nationally […]

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Emu Bay Shale Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Excavation Reveals Two New Organisms!

The Environment Institute’s Associate Professor Diego García-Bellido (@DGarcia-Bellido) from the Sprigg Geobiology Centre has just returned from another successful excavation of the Emu Bay Shale, the 515 million-year-old fossil site in Kangaroo Island. This season’s dig has produced new specimens of exquisitely-preserved Anomalocaris fossil eyes, and at least two new organisms, which are awaiting scientific description. […]

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Prof Chris Stringer podcast available

The podcast from the presentation by Professor Chris Stringer is now available for download. The University of Adelaide and the South Australian Museum presented Professor Chris Stringer, Merit Researcher in the Earth Sciences Department at the Natural History Museum in London, on Friday 12 July 2013. The presentation titled The Origins of Our Species examined […]

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Live stream Prof Chris Stringer’s presentation tonight

The University of Adelaide and the South Australian Museum present Professor Chris Stringer, Merit Researcher in the Earth Sciences Department at the Natural History Museum in London, on Friday 12 July 2013. The presentation is titled ‘The Origins of Our Species’ and examines human evolution from Neanderthals to modern humans. When: Friday 12 July 2013 […]

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Prof Chris Stringer on The Origins of Our Species

  The University of Adelaide and the South Australian Museum present Professor Chris Stringer, Merit Researcher in the Earth Sciences Department at the Natural History Museum in London, on Friday 12 July 2013. The presentation is titled ‘The Origins of Our Species’ and examines human evolution from Neanderthals to modern humans.   When: Friday 12 […]

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EI Guest Speaker: Erik Sperling – Podcast now available

Download a podcast of Dr Erik Sperling’s presentation titled, ‘Oxygen, ecology, and the Cambrian radiation of animals’ presented by the Environment Institute on Tuesday 5th June 2012. Dr Erik Sperling is Agouron post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University, USA. His multidisciplinary work on the early evolution of animals […]

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