News: Geology and Earth Sciences
High school students have the opportunity to be named the University of Adelaide Young Scientist of the Year and win themselves cash prizes by making a short video about an environmental problem or solution.
$2.5m to advance research on enhancing crop salt tolerance; gene regulation in wheat; and the interplay between tectonics, climate and resources.
Scientists have come up with a simple new test to analyse sulfur isotopes which can be used to help investigate chemical changes in water.
April 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of the University of Adelaide’s collection of geological and historical artefacts from Sir Douglas Mawson’s expeditions.
The new Australian Critical Minerals Research Centre will conduct comprehensive critical minerals research, from exploration to resource definition and mineral processing.
Scientists are using koala teeth to learn how Adelaide was settled by Europeans.
Adelaide scientists are part of an international research team that has published the first full tectonic plate reconstruction of the last billion years.
Plant scientists and a geologist from the University of Adelaide are among the world’s most highly cited researchers.
‘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.