News: School of Physical Sciences

Scientists in the news this week: May 15, 2020

NExUS alumni beach

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 8, 2020

Tiah Bampton living her childhood dream working at the Naracoorte Caves (ABC South East SA: Isadora Bogle)

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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New 'Top Talent' appointment to elevate University's critical minerals research

Dr Carl Spandler, Associate Professor of Critical Minerals

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.

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Neanderthals and Homo sapiens more similar than previously thought

The marine abrasion platform of MIS 5e and the original, now-unroofed cave space. Image: Pedro Souto

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.

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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

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The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

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Kicking goals in sciences gender equity and diversity

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Improving gender equity and diversity in STEM has been rewarded with the award of an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, the highest level of this award available in Australia.

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Leading particle physicist receives highest Australia Day award

Professor Anthony Thomas

Honours for Professor Anthony Thomas, who put the University of Adelaide on the world map of outstanding centres working in fundamental nuclear and particle physics.

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Watch: 2020 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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