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DISCUSSION: Can your protein choices really save the planet and do we all need to turn vegan?

Professor Andy Lowe will be speaking in Adelaide at the next Raising the Bar event. This event is a part of a worldwide initiative aimed at making education a part of a city’s popular culture. Each event is a one of a kind, knowledge-driven event in an unusual location, whilst raising the bar on the […]

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Professor Andrew Lowe is announced as Director of Food Innovation

The Autumn edition of the Alumni magazine Lumen features Environment Institute member Professor Andrew Lowe in his new position of Director of Food Innovation at the University of Adelaide. The creation of this position builds on the experience and expertise at the University of Adelaide, building on the FOODplus Research Centre based at the Waite campus with 260 […]

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Conservation Science Technology group to speak at Pint of Science festival

Professor Andy Lowe, Associate Professor Lian Pin Koh and Associate Professor Phillip Cassey will be speaking at the Pint of Science festival about practical solutions to the biodiversity crisis. Professor Andy Lowe will be talking on illegal logging and timber tracking techniques. Associate Professor Lian Pin Koh will be discussing drone technology for conservation management. Associate […]

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New Conservation Science and Technology website

Take some time to view the amazing research highlighted in the new Conservation Science and Technology (CST) website. The Conservation Science and Technology Program is directed by a team of experienced researchers from the Environment Institute and the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Professor Andy Lowe, Associate Professor Phill Cassey and Associate […]

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DNA barcoding: a better way to discover species

Written by Mr Stefan Caddy-Retalic and Professor Andrew Lowe It might surprise you to learn that the idea of a “species” is one of the more ambiguous concepts in science. Originally, “species” (meaning “kind” or “sort” in Latin) was used to refer to organisms that looked different and, for more than 250 years, physical differences were used […]

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Engaging hearts and minds to reverse the biodiversity crisis

Professor Andy Lowe has written a piece for RiAus (Australia’s national science channel) on the threats and solutions to biodiversity pressures. “Lets us be in no doubt – we are in the midst of the greatest biodiversity crisis the world has ever seen.The rate of extinction today is greater than at any other time in […]

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