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Which winegrape varieties are grown where?

Book cover - Which Winegrape Varieties are Grown Where?

New published book will help winegrape growers better navigate future global markets and the impacts of climate change.

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Uncovering the science of Indigenous fermentation

Collecting sap from Tasmanian Cider gums

Wine scientists discover the complex microbial communities associated with the natural fermentation of sap from the iconic Tasmanian cider gum

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Forensic chemistry used to combat illegal wildlife trade

Ms Katherine Hill is analysing a red-eared slider turtle shell sample as part of her studies to further develop this new forensics chemistry technique (image supplied Katherine Hill)

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.

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Green time is better than screen time

Green time children outdoors

Children and teenagers could improve their wellbeing and achieve better school results by spending more time outdoors.

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Monster black hole collision detected by scientists

Artist's impression of binary black holes about to collide by Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)

University of Adelaide scientists observe the biggest black hole merger so far detected.

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Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

Podcast - Sarah chats with Millie Shinkfield, Quality Assurance Assistant Mexex Food Production

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

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Nutrient cycling and soil respiration

soil-hands

Honours project: Investigate how soil microbial activity and nutrient availability are influenced by changes in water content or exposure to high temperature.

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Investigating & exploiting triplex DNA structures in gene regulation

Tara Pukala TripleX DNA

Honours project: Explore new leads for disruption of DNA triplex structures for treatment of related human diseases.

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Made-in-SA: Advanced materials derived from local growers’ agricultural waste

Adelaide Glycomics

Honours project: Turn fruit and vegetable waste into functional products

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Hydrogen: green and renewable energy sourced from sunlight and water

Analysis of the photocatalysts before and after use, particularly by electron microscopy, will provide insights in improving photocatalysis activity and longevity.

Honours project: A renewable energy project that aims to develop your skills in inorganic synthesis, light initiated reactions, gas chromatography, electron microscopy and chemical engineering.

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