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10 BQ – So…what’s life?

WHAT is life? It’s a very simple question. It’s all around us and yet when you actually start to think about what constitutes a living organism, it becomes hard to nail down exactly what it means to be alive.
On the face of it, “What is life?” is such a simple question, but to provide a […]

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National Biodiscovery Forum 2011

Flinders University, with the support of the Australian Government, will be proudly hosting the second National Biodiscovery Forum in August 2011. Biodiscovery is a field of growing importance globally for the resourcing of new compounds for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and functional foods industries, as well as for bioremediation and agricultural chemicals.
Date: […]

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MBS – 4th Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Showcasing the work of MBS Postgraduate Students in the 2nd and 3rd year of their program
Date: Thursday 21st of July
Time: 9.30am-5.00pm
Location: The Scott Theatre, North Terrace Campus, the University of Adelaide
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Richard Head, Dr. Paul Willis and Dr. Rob Fitzpatrick.
See attached Program (2011Programv3)
Lunch and refreshments provided. For catering purposes please RSVP to:
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AWA Technical Meeting Water Wednesday

The Water Research Centre in conjuction with Australian Water Association SA Branch
would like to invite you to our next Water Wednesday

Wednesday 27th July, 2011
5:30pm – 6:50pm
Florey Lecture Theatre
Medical School North building, University of Adelaide, Frome Road

Desalination: Future directions for Australia’s world class facilities
This special joint Water Wednesday forum will feature presentations from two leading experts […]

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Seminar – Underground Knowledge

How cutting-edge research is revealing new ore deposits and the forces that create them.

Presented by: Prof Nigel Cook
When: Tues 12th July, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
To find out more go to the University of Adelaide – Research Tuesdays’ website or click below to register.
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‘How green is the universe?’, a free public lecture by Prof Watson

A free public lecture about the impact of astronomy and space exploration on the environment will be held in Scott Theatre at the University of Adelaide on the 5th July as part of a major conference on astronomy.
The guest public speaker is Professor Fred Watson AM, Astronomer-in-Charge of the Australian Astronomical Observatory, who is […]

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DNA tests put axe on log piracy

Biology professor, Andrew Lowe, from the University of Adelaide said DNA can be used to trace individual logs or wood products back to the forests they came from.
This technology is the latest weapon in the fight against illegal logging and Adelaide scientists are leading the charge.
The Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity at the […]

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10 BQ – World in need

With the world’s population estimated to reach nine billion people by 2050, we need to increase food production to a level more than ever achieved.
To find out more about how scientists are attempting to discover innovating ways of feeding the world sustainably, read Rhiannon Schillings’ article about this 10 Big Question.
Rhiannon is from The […]

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