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Scientists in the news this week: October 2020

Associate Professor and Head Winemaker Paul Grbin and Scholarly Teaching Fellow and Assistant Winemaker Jill Bauer.

‘What even is the economy?’ Citymag has published a three-part series on ‘how SA makes money and stuff’ featuring several University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates.

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PhD project opportunity: Ice shelf disintegration

Are you interested in research that is motivated by compelling evidence that ice-shelf vibrations forced by ocean waves can trigger catastrophic disintegration? 

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FitMyCar $1,000 ‘Next Generation’ Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to an outstanding university  student in the amount of $1000 to help pay for tuition, books, computers, accommodations, and any other educational expenses.

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Peter Veitch receives Australia's most prestigious scientific research award

Peter Veitch gravitational waves PM’s Science Prize

Professor Peter Veitch has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for his involvement in one of the greatest scientific discoveries of this century.

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Casual academic work opportunities in ECMS

Applications have now closed.

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UNHaRMED: Improved Decision Support for Natural Hazard Risk Reduction

Bushfire with a notice: Notice of Closure. Track and climbing areas are closed.

Researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Environmental Institute, funded by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre have designed a system to help avert future catastrophic disasters.

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Laura Bassi Scholarship for postgraduates, HDR students and junior academics

The Laura Bassi Scholarship was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed, within their disciplines. 

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Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials student awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

Congratulations to Chemical Engineering student Lachlan Maddaford who recently had the honour of being presented the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award by the Governor of South Australia.

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Cat diseases - the impact on our health and economy

Cat inside - by Jaana Dielenberg

Scientists have examined the rates of cat diseases in Australia, their health effects, and the costs to our economy.

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New research to help koalas survive future bushfires

Koala Health Research Group - Goldie

Scientists to study the clinical data of koalas injured in last summer’s devastating bushfires to give them the best possible chance of survival and recovery in future bushfires.

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