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On top of the world: Sciences research ranks high in ERA results

Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS) research using 3D printing for the Austofix wrist plate.

Science research at the University of Adelaide has reached new heights according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released this week.

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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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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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Rethinking Australia's climate history

Drought image

Researchers discover evidence of climate change that coincided with the first wave of European settlement of Australia.

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Explaining the history of Australia’s vegetation

Explaining the history of Australia’s vegetation

Our scientists have uncovered the history of when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent.

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What’s Australia made of? Geologically, it depends on the state you’re in

Scrub on the Nullarbor Plains

We think of Australia as a solid landmass. But it’s actually more like a jigsaw puzzle that has been put together over many millions of years.

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