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A letter to my Year 12 self – Sophie Dolling

Science student 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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Eureka! Shellfish reef project wins major award

Dr Dominic McAfee working on intertidal oysters

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

Ken Chalmers wheat

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

Researcher photo Linda Armbrecht

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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Plant science and geology experts feature in list of world’s most influential researchers

Matt Gilliham

Plant scientists and a geologist from the University of Adelaide are among the world’s most highly cited researchers.

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River Murray fish species bounce back from Millennium Drought

A fish ladder on the Murray Barrages. Fish swim through this structure to move from the estuary. into the freshwater lakes and River Murray. Without fish ladders, fish are seldom able to move past the barrages. Brenton Zampatti, Author provided

Research shows some native migratory fish species are now thriving after an earlier threat of extinction.

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A pain in the grass: Native wildlife and cultural sites in arid Australia at risk

Buffel grass growing right under desert fig, a bushfood that’s sensitive to fire. Ellen Ryan-Colton, Author provided

Researchers have uncovered, for the first time, the extent of impact that buffel grass has on the environment in arid Australia.

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Exploring the origins of wine regionality

Wine students Europe tour of Spain and Italy

World's experts to convene for two-day conference to discuss the science that creates and defines regionality in wine.

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Wine and beer perception survey

Beer brewing

Participate: Help the wine and beer industries tailor products that better meet your needs and expectations.

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Scientists dig up soil secrets of Adelaide's community gardens

Fern Ave Community Garden, Fullarton

Researchers have surveyed the soil health of community gardens across Adelaide to assess their suitability for urban agriculture.

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