Earth Sciences Seminars - 2022

Researchers from the Department of Earth Sciences host regular seminars to facilitate a collaborative approach which applies cutting-edge methods to issues vital to sustaining our way of life on this planet.

Academics and students from collaborative institutions are also invited to share their research and knowledge when visiting our department and school.

The seminars are open to the public, industry, researchers from other departments, schools and universities, and to current and past students.

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Join us

  • Location: Online via Zoom or Mawson Lecture Theatre - Mawson building | Map
  • Date/time: Fridays 3pm to 4pm, unless otherwise noted
  • To subscribe to the weekly seminars and to obtain the Zoom link, please fill in the Seminar RSVP.

Contact us

Contact name: Dr Alexander Francke
Contact number: 8313 0894
Contact name: Dr Jessica Walsh
Contact number: 8313 5934

What's on

Date Speaker Presentation
4 March
HDR Showcase #1

Presentations by: Cecilia Loyola, Zara Woolston, Osama Alzubaidi

11 March

Dr Katharina Merkel

Fruit Fly Management and the Role of Stable Isotopes
18 March
HDR Showcase #2 Presentations by: Kym Edwards
25 March
Timothy Jones
University of Adelaide
Lithospheric Recycling: Influence on Mantle Structure and Composition
1 April
Dr Lucy McGee
University of Adelaide
What can active volcanic systems tell us about metal transport processes?
A Cu isotope study from the Caribbean
8 April

Assoc Prof John Tibby
University of Adelaide

Hiding in plain sight: Mid-Holocene aridity on K'gari (Fraser Island, south-east Queensland) and implications for understanding palaeoclimate
Fri 29 April HDR Showcase #3 Presentation by: Samantha March
Fri 6 May Stefan Loehr
University of Adelaide
Continental arc volcanism as a driver for massive organic carbon burial during Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2
Fri 13 May Canceled  
Fri 20 May Jess Stromberg
Sniffs of an Archean sediment-hosted copper system in the world’s oldest lake (and other insights from new drilling in an old terrane)
Fri 27 May Graham Heinson
University of Adelaide
What is the Curnamona Cube?
Fri 3 June Nicholas Christie-Blick and Sarah Giles
Columbia University, New York
Taking Stock of the Wonoka Canyons and Related Phenomena
Fri 10 June HDR Showcase #4 Presentations by: Darren Ray and Andrew Chua
Fri 29 July Anita Parbhakar-Fox The critical importance of knowing your waste - an Australian perspective
Fri 5 August Jarred Lloyd Geochronology, Provenance, and Tectonic Evolution of the Adelaide Superbasin: From the Adelaide Geosyncline to the Adelaide
See powerpoint slides
Fri 12 August Angus Nixon Low-temperature thermal evolution of the McArthur Basin and adjacent Proterozoic orogens
Fri 19 August Anna Florin The role of plants in early human movements in Island Southeast Asia, New Guinea and Australia
Fri 26 August Frances Williams Explosive caldera volcanoes in the Ethiopian Rift Valley: their characteristics, evolution and human implications.
Fri 2 September Rachelle Kernen

Energy, Salt, and the Flinders Ranges: Research Gaps and Opportunities

Fri 9 September Canceled  
Fri 16 September Canceled  
Fri 7 October Ioan Sanislav Redefining the geology and metallogeny of Mount Isa Inlier with implications for exploration in undercover areas
Fri 14 October Jo Whelan A curious case of fayalite-bearing granites: an example from the Arnhem Province, Northern Territory
Fri 21 October Canceled  
Fri 28 October Stacey Priestley Hydrochemistry—revealing the secrets of our hidden groundwater resources!
Fri 4 November HDR Showcase #5 Presentations by: Alejandra Bedoya Mejia and Melissa Kharkongor
Tagged in Earth Science, physics chemistry and earth sciences, For current students, For industry, For researchers, For staff, For everyone, Research seminar, Research student seminar, North Terrace campus, Online event