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Science events

Upcoming and recurring events

6

Mar

Earth Sciences Seminars - 2020

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

5

Jun

Ecology and Evolution Series - Winter

Public lecture series throughout June, July and August.

4

Sep

Ecology and Evolution Series - Spring

Public lecture series each Friday in September, October and November.

23

Sep

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Online

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

31

Dec

Chemistry Seminars - 2020

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

31

Dec

Physics Seminars - 2020

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

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Science news

What's trending in science?

Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

Hear inspiring stories from science graduates in the University of Adelaide’s new podcast series.

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Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs.

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What does a pandemic smell like?

How detector dogs are being trained to sniff out traces of COVID-19.

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Future Fellows to advance key marine ecology and palaeontology research

University of Adelaide scientists have been awarded more than $1.5 million to study environmental and climate change, but in vastly different contexts.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 31, 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Lab trials: Sniffer dogs training to detect COVID-19

University of Adelaide researchers are working with international partners to train sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 infection.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 24, 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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World’s smallest imaging device has heart disease in focus

A team of researchers has used 3D micro-printing to develop the world’s smallest, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.

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Science at home: Wine tasters wanted for new study

Scientists are looking for regular wine consumers to participate in a 'Wine Perception Study' in your own home.

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Participants wanted for Cabernet Sauvignon wine tasting

Regular wine consumers wanted for sensory trials to help research into berry heterogeneity.

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New research to help wineries manage smoke taint

A new industry-research project will develop new methodologies and strategies for the Australian wine industry to manage taint from grapes exposed to bushfire smoke.

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Kangaroo Island bee B&Bs aim to save native pollinators

Native bees severely impacted by Kangaroo Island bushfires this year are being built new homes in a collaborative project involving the local community and scientists from the University of Adelaide and SA Museum.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 10, 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Participants wanted for wine tasting

Regular wine consumers wanted to participate in sensory trials to help research into smoke tainted wines.

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Video: Shape-Shifting Sea Snakes

Environment Institute researchers are using comparative approaches to understand how phenotypic diversity evolves by the process of natural selection, using a surprising group of animals: sea snakes.

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