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.
Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.
The Komodo dragon could be driven to extinction by climate change unless significant measures to intervene are taken soon.
Illegal wildlife trade is a major concern in Australia, now scientists have validated a new technique that detects where an alien species has come from.
Children and teenagers could improve their wellbeing and achieve better school results by spending more time outdoors.
Public lecture series on environmental diversity each Friday in September, October and November.
Learn about the discipline-based research or a broader professional skills pathway you can complete under the mentorship of the University of Adelaide's top scientists.