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Radiation is the world’s own superhero

Oliphant Science Awards 2020 - Chengcheng Zheng and Professor Murray Whitelaw

Chengcheng Zheng of Wilderness School receives science writing award at the SASTA Oliphant Science Awards.

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Roseworthy campus celebrates 20 years of animal science

Animal science sheep

It's been two decades since the relocation of viticulture and oenology teaching to Waite campus, and the animal science degree to Roseworthy.

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COVID-19 detector dog research and trials underway

A COVID-19 detector dog enrolled in the NOSAIS program led by professor Dominique Grandjean and Clothilde Julien from the Alfort Veterinary School (France)

14 dogs have begun their training as COVID-19 detector dogs.

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Ecologist Samantha Munroe named Superstar of STEM

Samantha Munroe researcher photo

School of Biological Sciences and TERN researcher joins latest cohort of brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Marine creatures with incredible vision drove an evolutionary arms race

An artist’s reconstruction of ‘Anomalocaris’ briggsi swimming within the twilight zone

Palaeontologists have helped shed an evolutionary light on a 500-million-year-old deep sea creature.

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Eureka! Shellfish reef project wins major award

Dr Dominic McAfee working on intertidal oysters

University of Adelaide marine ecologists are among a team of scientists awarded a Eureka Prize for their research towards rebuilding Australia’s lost shellfish reefs.

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New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Ken Chalmers wheat

Scientists have unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley – a major boost for the global effort in breeding higher-yielding varieties. 

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$7m boost for sciences research

Researcher photo Linda Armbrecht

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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Plant science and geology experts feature in list of world’s most influential researchers

Matt Gilliham

Plant scientists and a geologist from the University of Adelaide are among the world’s most highly cited researchers.

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River Murray fish species bounce back from Millennium Drought

A fish ladder on the Murray Barrages. Fish swim through this structure to move from the estuary. into the freshwater lakes and River Murray. Without fish ladders, fish are seldom able to move past the barrages. Brenton Zampatti, Author provided

Research shows some native migratory fish species are now thriving after an earlier threat of extinction.

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