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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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What is the effect of yeast diversity on secondary ‘malolactic’ fermentation outcome?

Sumby grape microbiome

Honours project: Explore the interactions encountered during winemaking by creating artificial diversity systems and investigating the effect of adding or removing yeast species has on malolactic fermentation.

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How will the trees of urban Adelaide respond to climate change?

Waite campus aerial photo

Honours project: Assist with the strategic future of the Waite Arboretum, a valuable resource for local, national, and international urban planning.

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Stop the spot: Almond bacterial spot disease in Australia

Almond trees

Honours project: Uncover the morphological features, genetic diversity and the host- pathogen relationship among bacteria and stone fruits.

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Global change ecology and conservation

Polar bear

Honours project: Various projects are available global change ecology; climate change, macroecology, planetary health and conservation biogeography.

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Battleground of the grapevine: Shiraz Disease under the microscope

Plant scientists examining grapevines

Honours project: Help us understand disease progression and cultivar-specific grapevine defence responses to Shiraz Disease.

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