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New space agency a boost for future science careers and research

Astrophysics observatory Paddy McGee

Australia’s new national space agency in Adelaide to provide boost in career opportunities for science and physics graduates.

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Earth sciences graduates named Superstars of STEM

Kate Selway - earth scientist - alumni

Three earth sciences graduates are rocking the new title of being among Australia's latest Superstars of STEM.

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Wine researcher Roberta De Bei is our latest Superstar of STEM

Superstar of STEM Roberto De Bei

A scientist who helps viticulturists worldwide to produce quality wine has been named among Australia's latest Superstars of STEM.

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Students go underground with ‘Wombot’

Wombat photo

Blackwood High School students are working with University of Adelaide researchers to develop ‘Wombot’, a new vehicle for exploring wombat holes.

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11,000 year old genomes uncover population history of the Americas

Ancient DNA - skeleton Americas

11,000 year old genomes uncover remarkable details about the population history of Central and South America.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Professor Vlad Jiranek, Oenology

Scientists have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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Research funding to boost Australia's capacity in nuclear theory

Dr Anthony Thomas

New research project funding for CSSM's Professor Tony Thomas

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How Eurasia's Tianshan mountains set a stage that changed the world

Tianshan mountains

Though you may not know it, the Tianshan mountain range probably changed the lives of your ancestors – and to this day, you.

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The secret lives of fish

Snapper image

Biologists need a careful understanding of population characteristics and dynamics to sustainably manage wild fish.

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CSSM seminar history

Lecture seminar

A summary of seminars hosted by CSSM and CoEPP.

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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