Teaching and research in the School of Biological Sciences spans the scale and breadth of the living world - from molecules, genes and cells; organisms and their environments; to broad landscapes that cover Earth.
We go back in time to understand how evolution has shaped the present world, and into the future, developing new technologies to improve human health and better manage our environment.
The school brings together outstanding teachers and world-leading researchers to provide undergraduate and postgraduate programs and research training in biomedical sciences and biotechnology (biochemistry, genetics, microbiology and immunology), evolution, ecology and environmental science.
A research paper that recommends increasing urban green spaces to prevent human disease, has won a significant award in its field.
Australian and New Zealand researchers have joined forces to document their view of kelp forests.
A unique new facility at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination.
New environmental remote sensing PhD opportunities are available working with researchers from our School of Biological Sciences and the CSIRO.
Only fish have gills, right? Wrong. Scientists have found a snake that can breathe through the top of its own head.