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Investigation of doppler perturbations in ground based satellite observations

Stratospheric-Tropospheric (ST) Very High Frequency (VHF) radar at the Buckland Park field site

Honours projects: Investigate unknown ionospheric phenomena which affect the accuracy of ground-based satellite observations.

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Science awards celebrate 2021 academic, student and staff success

Three staff members were recognised for exceptional performance in 2021.  Kiralee Vincent – the faculty's Senior Academic Support Officer based at Roseworthy campus. Dr Maïlys Stirling, the faculty’s Research Technical Services Manager. Lisa Laws, the Business Manager of the School of Physical Sciences and School of Biological Sciences.

The recent Faculty of Sciences’ awards showcase celebrated research, teaching, leadership, professional staff and student success.

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Marathon experiment reveals quirks of quarks

Professor Anthony Thomas

University of Adelaide experts, who are part of the international community of researchers investigating the fundamental physical properties of atoms, may have come across a new paradigm for the way atomic nuclei are built.

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New inexpensive method to detect lime in soil

PhD student Ruby Hume’s research is also investigating in-field spectral assessment of soils using infrared spectroscopy technology.

University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to detect and measure very low concentrations of agricultural lime in soils, which is generally a time consuming and difficult exercise.

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Why backyard farming is the type of dirty work you want to be involved in

Veggie garden by Chanda Johnson on Pixabay

Is urban agriculture just a nice idea, or a plausible reality? Cosmos Magazine chats to Isobel Hume, Dr Matthias Salomon and Professor Tim Cavagnaro.

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A secret life at Secret Rocks - Unexpected regeneration after fire

Alana McClelland’s fieldwork uncovered three species of lerps and more than 10 species of wasps and flies during her visit in September 2021. Image: Alana McClelland.

Tiny insects that live on Eucalyptus leaves have been forced to travel vast distances or change what they eat to survive, after bushfires destroyed their habitat.

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Woofs & waves: 6 tips for walking your dog on the beach

Dog Beach Wet

University of Adelaide animal behaviour expert Petra Edwards provides advice on how to enjoy a safe and enjoyable beach walk with your dog this summer.

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Time travelling in the Tate Museum: How the ‘rock room’ helps researchers study rare collections

Students in the Tate Museum

Have you visited the Tate Museum at the University of Adelaide’s North Terrace campus?

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Top citizen science projects feature in SA Science Awards

Echidna CSI team members: Dr Tahlia Perry (left), Prof Frank Grutzner (middle) and Ms Isabella Wilson (right).

EchidnaCSI has received the Citizen Science Award for Outstanding Science at the inaugural awards for Citizen Science Projects in South Australia.

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Quantum materials deliver a better world

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The University of Adelaide has launched its Quantum Materials strategy with its focus on cutting-edge fundamental research and delivering new quantum-enabled technologies for a safer, wealthier and healthier world.

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