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Science & Technology Australia appoints Dr Melissa Humphries as Committee member

Dr Melissa Humphries

Dr. Melissa Humphries from the School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences has been awarded a place on the prestigious Science & Technology Australia (STA) Policy Committee for the STEM sector. 

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International Collegiate Programming Contest South Pacific Contest Preliminary round

International Collegiate Programming Contest South Pacific Contest Preliminary round

We are delighted to share a significant achievement by our school in the recent International Collegiate Programming Contest South Pacific Contest Preliminary round.

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Celebrating the life and legacy of John Stanley Davies

John Stanley Davies

The University of Adelaide is celebrating the life and legacy of John Stanley Davies, who bequeathed the organisation $2 million in property after his death in 1968, with an event happening on 17 August at the District Hall in Spalding.

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Márta Svéd Scholarship applications now open

students studying

The applications for the Márta Svéd scholarship are now open. This supports three female undergraduate students to undertake a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) program of study at the University of Adelaide. Apply now! Applications close on 10 September 2023.

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A joint success

Bachelor of Architectural Design graduands

The School of Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE) is proud to celebrate the achievements of our first graduands from the Joint Education Program between Nantong University, PRC, and the University of Adelaide.

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Aerodynamics innovator Richard Kelso named finalist in SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards 2023

Richard Kelso

Adjunct Associate Professor Richard Kelso has been shortlisted for ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the prestigious SA Science and Innovation Awards for his world record-breaking bicycle systems and helmet technology. Winners to be announced in November 2023. 

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Towards new biomarkers of seafood quality and provenance

Fish on ice at a fish market

Seafood provides a range of nutrients essential to human health, yet its quality largely depends on local environmental conditions. Furthermore, seafood provenance is often prone to uncertainty due to mislabelling of imported products or illegal fishing practices.

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Impact of climate change on juvenile fish: an aquarium experiment

Different types of fish swimming underwater

Global warming affects fish through multiple direct effects, however the indirect effects of temperature on fish diet on growth and survival remain unclear. 

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Ecological benefits of marine parks in Australia

Marine park boat out on the water

Australian Marine Parks represent a mosaic of sanctuary zones encompassing a wide variety of marine habitats and iconic fish and invertebrate species. However, their net benefit on marine biodiversity varies greatly between regions, ecosystems and the species considered.

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Audio visual room controller refresh

Audio Visual (AV) room controllers in many high utilisation common teaching areas across the University’s three Adelaide campuses (North Terrace, Waite, and Roseworthy) have reached ‘end of life’. This means the chances the equipment will fail increases. The University has taken the opportunity over the summer break to install the new interfaces, to minimise the impacts on teaching activities.  

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