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60-year anniversary of Douglas Mawson Antarctic Collection

Mawson collection opening 1961

April 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of the University of Adelaide’s collection of geological and historical artefacts from Sir Douglas Mawson’s expeditions.

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Science graduates headline finals of Young Achiever Awards

​​​​​​​Kate Secombe

University of Adelaide science graduates have been named finalists of the SA Seven News Young Achiever Awards.

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Uni of Adelaide on the hunt for emerging scientific leaders

Plant scientist Waite campus

The University of Adelaide is searching for two emerging scientific leaders for its prestigious Ramsay Fellowships.

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Pathways clear for decarbonising heavy industry

CET HiTeMP Outlook cover image

Green energy: Experts have identified some of the most prospective pathways for heavy industry to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions.

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SA hub will help build resilience to drought

 From left: Mr Rowan Ramsey MP, the Member for Grey, the University of Adelaide’s Dr Rhiannon Schilling who led the SA Drought Hub application and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Anton Middelberg.

New drought hub to undertake research, development, extension, adoption and commercialisation activities to improve drought resilience and preparedness on SA farms.

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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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Slender skinks: The evolution of elongated and limbless lizard bodies

Gronovi's Dwarf Burrowing Skink (Scelotes gronovii)  Image by Marius Burger (Public Domain)

Honours project: Learn cutting-edge morphometric methods to examine the vertebral column diversity using sphenomorphine skinks.

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