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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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A pain in the grass: Native wildlife and cultural sites in arid Australia at risk

Buffel grass growing right under desert fig, a bushfood that’s sensitive to fire. Ellen Ryan-Colton, Author provided

Researchers have uncovered, for the first time, the extent of impact that buffel grass has on the environment in arid Australia.

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Exploring the origins of wine regionality

Wine students Europe tour of Spain and Italy

World's experts to convene for two-day conference to discuss the science that creates and defines regionality in wine.

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Wine and beer perception survey

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Participate: Help the wine and beer industries tailor products that better meet your needs and expectations.

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Scientists dig up soil secrets of Adelaide's community gardens

Fern Ave Community Garden, Fullarton

Researchers have surveyed the soil health of community gardens across Adelaide to assess their suitability for urban agriculture.

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Fighting wine fraud with fluorescence fingerprinting

Wine fraud news story Ruchira Ranaweera, David Jeffery

Researchers are developing a fast and simple method of authenticating wine – a potential solution against the estimated billions of dollars’ worth of wine fraud globally.

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Scientists in the news this week: October 2020

Associate Professor and Head Winemaker Paul Grbin and Scholarly Teaching Fellow and Assistant Winemaker Jill Bauer.

‘What even is the economy?’ Citymag has published a three-part series on ‘how SA makes money and stuff’ featuring several University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates.

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Peter Veitch receives Australia's most prestigious scientific research award

Peter Veitch gravitational waves PM’s Science Prize

Professor Peter Veitch has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for his involvement in one of the greatest scientific discoveries of this century.

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