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Honorary Doctor of Science awarded to research and industry leaders

Peter Langridge

Four scientific leaders awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of outstanding contributions to science.

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Wine industry mentor program breaks new ground

Prof Kerry WIlkinson and Dr Renata Ristic

The Wine Industry Mentor Program is expanding to include wine business, wine marketing, media, photography, wine education, winemaking, viticulture and oenology.

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What is a 1 in 100 year weather event?

Flood photo by sandid, pixabay

People living on the east coast of Australia have been experiencing a rare meteorological event. Record-breaking rainfall in some regions, and very heavy and sustained rainfall in others, has led to significant flooding.

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They're strange, alien-like creatures from the Flinders Ranges - but how do they eat?

Ediacara Biota P Trusler

University of Adelaide scientists have discovered the feeding mode of Pentaradial Arkarua, a strange, alien-like creature that once roamed the Flinders Ranges.

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‘Animal-stress’ signal improves plant drought resilience

Plant Shoot Dry Earth

Scientists discover that a gene that helps animal ‘relax’, also helps plants save water.

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Primary school sting nets new wasp species

Ramco Primary School with their Malaise insect trap. Photo supplied by Ramco Primary.

Four primary schools in regional South Australia have discovered and named new species of wasps as part of a new citizen science project led by the University of Adelaide.

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Success for sciences in industry-linked ARC grants

Associate Professor Rachel Burton and PhD Student Kendall Corbin visiting the Agave plantation in Queensland

The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.6 million in industry-linked grants by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for important research that will attract a further $1.8 million in support from industry.

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Adelaide scientists discover new evidence in search for the mysterious Denisovans

Replica of the Sangiran 17 Homo erectus cranium from Java - side view. Photo supplied by the Trustees of the Natural History Museum

Scientists make DNA breakthrough in the quest to better understand our mysterious ancient cousins.

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Why are our rivers running drier?

Yarra River by Mick Stanic https://www.flickr.com/photos/splatt/320325510/ (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Researchers demonstrate that climate change is responsible for the changes in the flow and water volume of rivers globally.

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Green space or light at night – how do we improve health?

Waite campus aerial photo

New research questions whether the health benefits of green space exposure may in part be a result of avoiding light at night.

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