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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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Research Tuesdays: Protecting the Catch

Seafood has been a key dietary component for hundreds of millions of people for a long time. But the global ‘catch’ is under pressure. With the world’s population predicted to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, seafood demand is set to skyrocket. Yet, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, almost 90% of fish stocks […]

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Research Tuesdays: Connected to Country

The next Research Tuesdays forum will be presented by Professor Alan Cooper, founder of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA. Title: Connected to Country When: 5:30pm, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Where: Braggs Lecture Theatre Cost: Free, but bookings recommended Indigenous Australians have a remarkably deep cultural and spiritual connection to their country. Now, research at the […]

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Vodcast: Unreconciled: Museums, Galleries and Aboriginal Art History

The South Australian Museum holds among the most extensive and important collections of Aboriginal creativity and material culture in the world. But what values, and whose values, does a museum promote in the way it cares for and displays art and material culture? How does the role of a museum differ from that of an […]

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Vodcast: Animal Dawn

Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido presented his talk ‘Animal Dawn’ to a full house at the recent Research Tuesdays Seminar Series. Diego’s talk tracing the rise of animal life on Earth can be viewed below: Visit the new Edicaran Gallery at the South Australian Museum to see some of the oldest fossil examples of complex, multicellular animal […]

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Research Tuesdays – Animal Dawn

The rise of animal life has fascinated humanity for centuries, yet its exact origins remain controversial. Could fossils being unearthed at Kangaroo Island’s internationally significant Emu Bay Shale help to finally resolve the debate? Attend Research Tuesdays free public lecture to find out more. When: Tuesday 9 February, 2016 5:30-6:30pm Where: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, […]

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Waterisk – A Research Tuesdays Forum

In the World Economic Forum’s recently released 2015 global risk assessment, the threat identified as having the greatest potential impact was “water crises”. As our population grows and climate changes, the effective management of water resources will become increasingly critical; not just for the survival of communities and industries, but entire regions, with so-called “water […]

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Research Tuesdays free public lecture – Hard data

Inaugural lecture by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders – The fascinating ecological and environmental insights being revealed by marine organisms’ hard body parts. Although marine waters present a challenging research environment, the remarkable data obtained there by the University of Adelaide’s Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and her team has proven well worth the effort. Studying the hard structures of […]

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Research Tuesdays: “Where will we source our Energy?” presentation now online

The latest Research Tuesdays presentation “Where will we source our energy?” is now online. This was a special end of year event featuring five panellists, including Professor Barry Brook, Director of Climate Science at the Environment Institute. The topic of this presentation is particularly pertinent after last weeks heatwave, during which blackouts were experienced across […]

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The Carbon Key seminar recording on carbon levels and evolution now available

Recently, Environment Institute member Professor Martin Kennedy presented a seminar as part of the University of Adelaide’s Research Tuesdays Seminar Series entitled The Carbon Key. The Carbon Key outlined the relationship between carbon levels and the evolution and stability of complex life, and how understanding this relationship is allowing more accurate predictions of future change. […]

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