News & Events

Learn about what’s trending in science at the University of Adelaide with the latest news, events and social engagement from across the faculty and schools.

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Science events

Upcoming and recurring events

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Dec

Ecology and Evolution Series: Our changing environment

Public lecture series about 'our changing environment' in December 2020 and February 2021.

20

Jan

Welcome to Sciences: Open campus experience

About to start a science degree? Join us at North Terrace campus to discover where you will be studying in 2021 and what it's like to be a science student.

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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.

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Science news

What's trending in science?

Fish have bigger sex organs and more reproductive success in acidic oceans

Some species of fish will have higher reproductive capacity because of larger sex organs, under the more acidic oceans of the future.

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A letter to my Year 12 self – Sophie Dolling

"If I were to have my time at uni again there are a few things I wish I knew…"

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Ancient DNA research reveals evolutionary secrets of Game of Thrones dire wolves

University of Adelaide scientists have sequenced the ancient DNA of dire wolf fossils for the first time and uncovered new secrets of the animal made famous by the TV show Game of Thrones.

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Genomics milestone: Scientists uncover genomes of platypus and echidna

University of Adelaide scientists have produced the first ever echidna genome and a greatly improved, high-quality platypus genome sequence.

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Vietnamese science student helping international arrivals thrive in Adelaide

International students are adapting to life at the University of Adelaide with the support of dedicated science student Hien Minh Vu.

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‘Vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap

The three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train allied veterinary professionals.

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Radiation is the world’s own superhero

Chengcheng Zheng of Wilderness School receives science writing award at the SASTA Oliphant Science Awards.

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Roseworthy campus celebrates 20 years of animal science

It's been two decades since the relocation of viticulture and oenology teaching to Waite campus, and the animal science degree to Roseworthy.

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Ecologist Samantha Munroe named Superstar of STEM

School of Biological Sciences and TERN researcher joins latest cohort of brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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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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