The emergence of engineered stone associated silicosis in Australia is an occupational health disaster with widespread impact on workers and the industry. The Australian Government committed to provide funding as a research investment into silicosis through the Medical Research Future Fund and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant opportunity – Emerging Priorities […]
The work-life-research balance can be hard to strike, let alone maintain. This new workshop hopes to help researchers manage the many demanding tasks of academia. Title: Workshop: Time for Research When: 11:30am – 2:30pm, Friday, March 17, 2017 Where: 214, The Braggs Cost: Free, but bookings recommended. As a busy academic do you feel like you never have […]
Environmental scientists right across Australia will have access to a ground breaking system for storing and publishing all-important data collected in the field thanks to a new online tool being developed by University of Adelaide scientists. “This project is aimed at safeguarding many lifetimes of vital information collected about Australian ecosystems,” says Professor Andrew Lowe […]
The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) invites expressions of interest for a suite of up to 8 projects with a combined value of $600,000. These will synthesise the knowledge generated by NCCARF’s 140 research projects to provide targeted information for decision makers in each Australian state and territory. NCCARF seeks to fund a […]
Applications for the Birds Australia ‘Stuart Leslie Bird Research Award’ are now open. The Award was established in 1997 by Mr Stuart Leslie, AM, who was one of Birds Australia’s long-time major donors and a keen bird watcher. Aware of the crucial importance of ongoing ornithological research and the financial challenges facing Australian students, Mr […]
The podcast of Wayne Meyer’s 10 minute presentation for the “Four in 40” series is now available. “Four in 40” is a collaboration between The University of Adelaide and the Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation (DWLBC). Four speakers each speak for 10 minutes on their research and its implications for policy (and vice […]
William Laurance “Amplify Your Voice” podcasts now available. The Environment Institute hosted Distinguished Professor William Laurance in Adelaide between 29-31 March. William Laurance is a leading conservation biologist who has worked internationally on numerous high-profile threats to tropical forests—in the Amazon, Central America, Africa, and Australasia. A highly prolific scientist, to date he has published […]
Congratulations to Fiona Paton and Simon Divecha for being awarded grants by the Go8 to attend the prestigious Harvard Climate Symposium. Listen to Fiona talk about her research [podcast 1.47MB mp3].