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Earth observation technologies focus for partnership

The SITAEL Platino spacecraft over Australia. SITAEL

IPAS and SITAEL Australia partner to create new space-based infrared instruments. 

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MOU to support sustainable growth of the Barossa wine industry

Shiraz grapes - Kristin Nutting from Pixabay

A landmark Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Adelaide and Barossa Grape & Wine Association has been signed today at The Barossa Cellar.

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Scientists named as environmental influencers

Professor Bob Hill

University of Adelaide scientists have been named among South Australia’s most influential people in the environment sector.

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How did sugar-eating birds co-evolve with plants that produce nectar?

New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) feeding on nectar of Acorn Banksia (Banksia prionotes). Photograph by Todd J. McWhorter.

Research led by the University of Adelaide has shown, for the first time, that the digestive systems of nectar-eating birds co-evolved with the nectar-composition in flowers.

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Defence Women in STEM scholarships awarded to Uni of Adelaide students

Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarship recipients

Five women undergraduate students from the University of Adelaide have won scholarships to help them continue their STEM-related studies.

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Fighting frost: Minimising the impact on Aussie crops

Image illustrating the general appearance of the frost nursery including different experiments and multiple times of sowing in Loxton, South Australia.

Researchers have analysed the performance of varieties and advanced breeding lines of wheat and barley in response to frost in different environments.

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United States influences Australia's illegal pet trade

illegal wildlife trade high risk species

When it comes to importing illegal reptiles, Australia’s trade closely follows US trends, according to new University of Adelaide research.

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Say hello to echidnas, poop and creepy crawlies

Echidna in the wild - Echidna CSI

Science communicators will join forces with a local echidna ecologist to share their expertise in echidnas and insects in a free, interactive workshop on Kangaroo Island, as part of National Science Week.

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Future Fellowships to boost agriculture and earth sciences research

Roseworthy wheat crop

$2.5m to advance research on enhancing crop salt tolerance; gene regulation in wheat; and the interplay between tectonics, climate and resources.

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Even koalas need a virus PCR test

Koala photo by Tamsyn Stephenson

Animal scientists have refined a test to more accurately detect viruses in koalas.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition