Category: Sciences

CSI Adelaide

As the success of TV series like Silent Witness and CSI proves, the world’s hooked on small-screen forensics. But as this special Research Tuesdays Forum will show, our local expertise renders these stylised fictions dull by comparison. Featuring presentations from leading forensics-focused University of Adelaide researchers, you will hear how: • dental evidence is gathered […]

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Gravity Speaks

It’s likely the most important scientific advance of our lifetimes. The recent detection of gravitational waves, emanating from a cataclysmic collision of two black holes around 1.3 billion years ago, has rewritten our concept of the universe. The discovery, made by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)—an international collaboration involving 90 universities, within which the […]

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Collider Scope

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is truly awe-inspiring. Located on the outskirts of Geneva, Switzerland, it’s the world’s largest scientific instrument and most powerful probe of frontier physics. It collides protons with unprecedented energy, allowing researchers to observe particle behaviour at the smallest scale currently accessible to mankind. Beyond these sensational facts, however, the LHC […]

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The Universe is talking

How an incredible discovery at Antarctica’s “IceCube” observatory could reveal some of the most tantalising secrets of deep space. It’s been described as one of the world’s strangest telescopes. But the remarkable IceCube, occupying a full 1km3 under the Antarctic ice sheet, could soon shed light on some of the Universe’s most tantalising mysteries. IceCube detects […]

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Fatal Food

How deadly E. coli bacteria cause disease in humans and how we can protect ourselves from infection.

When: Tues 13th December, 5.30-6.30pm

Where: Napier 102 Lecture Theatre, North Terrace Campus

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Conquering the Great Wall

How research into plant cell walls in improving our health and boosting production of biofuels

Presented by: Prof Geoff Fincher
When: Tues 9th August, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

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