Beginning in the latter half of 2013, the Faculty undertook an internal review which proposed amongst its 15 recommendations that a new structure for the Faculty of Sciences be established by reducing the number of Schools by one.
The Faculty restructure will come into effect on January 1, 2015.
For details please see the Faculty restructure information […]
Associate Professor Jeremy Austin, Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA at the University of Adelaide has been working on this case for seven years and is now close to solving the mystery of the lone sailor. He has been using sample DNA from the sailor’s teeth to DNA from sailors relatives.
645 sailors perished […]
The Science Experience program is designed to give students who have an interest in science, an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work!
The University of Adelaide run the program in mid January each year (15-17 Jan 2013). Students wishing to undertake the […]
An international team including University of Adelaide scientists has discovered the molecular change in echidnas enabling both parents to influence the growth of the embryo during pregnancy in mammals.
The authors of this work, published this week in the prestigious journal Science, say this provides insight into the evolution of embryo growth regulation in mammals.
Associate Professor […]
Tasmanian devils had low immune gene diversity for hundreds, and possibly thousands, of years before the emergence of Devil Facial Tumour Disease, researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Adelaide have discovered.
“Low immune gene diversity in modern devils has been linked to the spread and devastating impacts of Devil Facial Tumour disease (DFTD),” […]
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 […]