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The Faculty of Sciences is spread across three vibrant campuses. Explore our four schools who each specialise in areas of teaching and research.

Our co-location with major national and global research organisations keeps our researchers and students at the forefront of developing technologies and the latest discoveries in science.

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Science news

Eureka! Shellfish reef project wins major award

University of Adelaide marine ecologists are among a team of scientists awarded a Eureka Prize for their research towards rebuilding Australia’s lost shellfish reefs.

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New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Scientists have unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley – a major boost for the global effort in breeding higher-yielding varieties. 

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$7m boost for sciences research

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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