School of Physical Sciences News

Photonics & space internships await physics student

Physics student Rhona Hamilton

New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipient Rhona Hamilton has sights on her internships at the University of Tokyo and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.

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Chasing clouds in Antarctica: cool stories from a physics graduate

News Tom Chambers physics

It’s a unique way to escape the heat. Physics graduate Tom Chambers spent his summer exploring clouds in Antarctica.

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Palaeontologist identifies ‘mystery photographer’ of the Naracoorte Caves

News - First picture of a cave by Thomas Hannay

Scientists emphasise the importance of historical writing in caves, after proving the identity of the first person to photograph Australian caves more than 150 years ago.

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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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Measurement of success: Adelaide scientist wins medal for commitment to industry

IPAS scientist Professor Andre Luiten

Precision measurement expert Professor Andre Luiten has received national recognition for supporting the needs of industry.

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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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New space agency a boost for future science careers and research

Astrophysics observatory Paddy McGee

Australia’s new national space agency in Adelaide to provide boost in career opportunities for science and physics graduates.

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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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