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New citizen science project to create a buzz in rural Australian schools

School students will be able to document their local insect biodiversity and potentially discover new species in their area, as part of a new project led by SA Museum and University of Adelaide scientists.

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Ali Gill’s unlikely journey to a hemp PhD

When Ali Gill enrolled in a science degree, she never thought she’d go on to pursue a PhD to determine the drought tolerance and water use efficiency of industrial hemp.

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Fluorescent cells could be key to cancer diagnosis

Scientists are a step closer to creating a fluorescent sensor that detects cancerous cells, which could become a new tool in the early identification of cancer.

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Experts focus on hydrogen production tech

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the latest technology and developments in the hydrogen sphere at a virtual international forum convened by the University of Adelaide this week (14-16 September).

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Seeking eco-warriors to create award-winning videos

High school students have the opportunity to be named the University of Adelaide Young Scientist of the Year and win themselves cash prizes by making a short video about an environmental problem or solution.

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Tall Poppy awards for Uni of Adelaide researchers

Five University of Adelaide researchers have won 2021 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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Echidna conservation science initiative a finalist in Eureka Awards

The University of Adelaide’s Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) is a finalist in the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka Prizes.

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Durum breeding program to grow with Australian Grain Technologies

Durum Breeding Australia has announced that Australian Grain Technologies Pty Ltd has been awarded the licence to take the durum breeding program forward.

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Earth observation technologies focus for partnership

IPAS and SITAEL Australia partner to create new space-based infrared instruments. 

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MOU to support sustainable growth of the Barossa wine industry

A landmark Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Adelaide and Barossa Grape & Wine Association has been signed today at The Barossa Cellar.

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New citizen science project to create a buzz in rural Australian schools

School students will be able to document their local insect biodiversity and potentially discover new species in their area, as part of a new project led by SA Museum and University of Adelaide scientists.

Ali Gill’s unlikely journey to a hemp PhD

When Ali Gill enrolled in a science degree, she never thought she’d go on to pursue a PhD to determine the drought tolerance and water use efficiency of industrial hemp.

Fluorescent cells could be key to cancer diagnosis

Scientists are a step closer to creating a fluorescent sensor that detects cancerous cells, which could become a new tool in the early identification of cancer.

Experts focus on hydrogen production tech

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the latest technology and developments in the hydrogen sphere at a virtual international forum convened by the University of Adelaide this week (14-16 September).

Seeking eco-warriors to create award-winning videos

High school students have the opportunity to be named the University of Adelaide Young Scientist of the Year and win themselves cash prizes by making a short video about an environmental problem or solution.

Tall Poppy awards for Uni of Adelaide researchers

Five University of Adelaide researchers have won 2021 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

Echidna conservation science initiative a finalist in Eureka Awards

The University of Adelaide’s Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) is a finalist in the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka Prizes.

Durum breeding program to grow with Australian Grain Technologies

Durum Breeding Australia has announced that Australian Grain Technologies Pty Ltd has been awarded the licence to take the durum breeding program forward.

Earth observation technologies focus for partnership

IPAS and SITAEL Australia partner to create new space-based infrared instruments. 

MOU to support sustainable growth of the Barossa wine industry

A landmark Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Adelaide and Barossa Grape & Wine Association has been signed today at The Barossa Cellar.

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Science events

Upcoming and recurring events

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Jan

Physics Seminars - 2021

A summary of seminars and events hosted by the Department of Physics at the University of Adelaide.

1

Feb

Earth Sciences Seminars - 2021

A summary of seminars and events hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

5

Feb

Chemistry Seminars - 2021

A summary of seminars and events hosted by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Adelaide.

27

Sep

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Roseworthy campus

Visit us to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

28

Sep

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Webinar

Webinar: Learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

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