News: Geology and Earth Sciences
Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.
Palaeontologists have found fossils of a huge extinct animals that answer, but also pose new questions in the megafauna extinction debate.
The University of Adelaide has appointed Carl Spandler as Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, part of the Top Talent program to attract the world’s best minds to South Australia.
Professor Peter Veitch has been appointed Head of the School of Physical Sciences.
A cave on the Atlantic coast near Lisbon has provided researchers with key archaeological information that questions the behavioural gap once thought to separate Neanderthals from contemporaneous Homo sapiens.
Geoscientist Natalie Debenham has been awarded the Journal of Structural Geology’s 'Student Author of the Year Award'.
The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.
Earth scientists suggest that continents may have risen out of the sea much earlier than previously thought but were destroyed, leaving little trace.
The Australian continent has a remarkable history - a story of isolation, desiccation and resilience on an ark at the edge of the world.