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Scientists in the news this week: May 29, 2020

Associate Professor Glenn McDonald

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 22, 2020

The University of Adelaide's Associate Professor Stuart Roy and SARDI's Dr Rhiannon Schilling are looking for opportunities to better understand soil and crop variability in sodic and saline soils. Image: Katherine Hollaway, GRDC

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Disposing bad habits: New research aims to improve household bin behaviour

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Researchers set to learn more about household behaviours around food waste in order to reduce the amount of food sent to landfill.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 15, 2020

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Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 8, 2020

Tiah Bampton living her childhood dream working at the Naracoorte Caves (ABC South East SA: Isadora Bogle)

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Students develop taste to study winemaking online

Virtual wine tasting

University of Adelaide students of oenology and viticulture are blind tasting wines in the familiar surrounds of their homes as part of their online learning.

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Scientists discover proteins in rice vital for pollination

International agriculture - Rice field Bolivia

New research shows two proteins in rice involved in pollen aperture formation are essential in the successful pollination of flowering plants.

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New 'Top Talent' appointment to lead plant synthetic biology research

Dr Jenny Mortimer, appointed Associate Professor of Plant Synthetic Biology at the University of Adelaide.

The University of Adelaide has appointed California-based scientist Jenny Mortimer as the new Associate Professor of Plant Synthetic Biology, part of the Top Talent program to attract the world’s best minds to South Australia.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 1, 2020

CT scan wheat

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists gain funding to improve Salmonella vaccine effectiveness

Chicken laying

New research to improve the effectiveness of Salmonella vaccine in poultry, with aims to reduce the number of cases of human salmonella infection.

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