School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences News

Gone feral: Why Australia needs to kill cats

Feral cats kill millions of Australian animals a year. Mark Marathon/AAP

In light of a UN report highlighting the world’s extinction crisis, Australia urgently needs well-targeted cat culls.

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Why don’t horses sit or lie down even while sleeping?

Horses can rest standing up or lying down. Flickr/Cowboy Dave, CC BY-ND 2.0

Horses have a amazing ability to be able to sleep standing up. But they do also sleep lying down. If you’re a horse, you need to be able to do both.

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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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World rankings: veterinary science breaks into top 50

Our veterinary program

Veterinary science, taught at Roseworthy campus, is a stand-out result in a suite of impressive results in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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PhD research a global game changer for chicken breeding

Joshua Angove Gary Sansom scholarship

$35K Gary Sansom Scholarship was awarded to Joshua Angove for his research on the influence of the maternal environment on how meat chickens grow.

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Watch: Future Scientist Information Evening

Future Scientist event

Whether you have an offer already, or will receive one in the near future; re-live or catch up on the Future Scientist information evening we held on campus.

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Scientists and staff rewarded for 2018 success

Dr Karina Riggs and Dr Beth Loveys from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have won the Excellence in Teaching Award (5+ experience)

Some of the best minds in science received awards from the Faculty of Sciences at its end of year function in December.

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Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Our leadership team for 2019 has some new faces, with the new associate dean roles announced by Executive Dean Keith Jones this week.

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