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ECMS researchers secure 4 ARC Discovery grants

Congratulations to the four ECMS researchers for successfully securing ARC funding totalling nearly $1.8m for their 2021 discovery proposals.

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2 ECMS researchers receive nearly $1m of successful ARC Linkage grants

Congratulations to Associate Professor Murat Karakus and Professor Nigel Cook, both from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering on being awarded ARC funding with a total value of nearly $1 million for their successful Linkage grant proposals.

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Eureka! Shellfish reef project wins major award

Dr Dominic McAfee working on intertidal oysters

University of Adelaide marine ecologists are among a team of scientists awarded a Eureka Prize for their research towards rebuilding Australia’s lost shellfish reefs.

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New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Ken Chalmers wheat

Scientists have unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley – a major boost for the global effort in breeding higher-yielding varieties. 

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$7m boost for sciences research

Researcher photo Linda Armbrecht

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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Plant science and geology experts feature in list of world’s most influential researchers

Matt Gilliham

Plant scientists and a geologist from the University of Adelaide are among the world’s most highly cited researchers.

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River Murray fish species bounce back from Millennium Drought

A fish ladder on the Murray Barrages. Fish swim through this structure to move from the estuary. into the freshwater lakes and River Murray. Without fish ladders, fish are seldom able to move past the barrages. Brenton Zampatti, Author provided

Research shows some native migratory fish species are now thriving after an earlier threat of extinction.

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A pain in the grass: Native wildlife and cultural sites in arid Australia at risk

Buffel grass growing right under desert fig, a bushfood that’s sensitive to fire. Ellen Ryan-Colton, Author provided

Researchers have uncovered, for the first time, the extent of impact that buffel grass has on the environment in arid Australia.

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Young EEE researcher takes home 2020's IRMMW-THz Society Young Scientist Award

Congratulations to Dr. Withawat Withayachumnankul from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for being the International Society of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves' (IRMMW-THz Society) Young Scientist Award.

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Job opportunity: Accenture Associate Analyst & analyst opportunities closing soon

Do you have a passion for using cutting-edge technologies to help us create solutions that improve the way we work and live? We are seeking Associate Analysts and Analysts for our Adelaide hub to commence between January and July 2021 on two-year max term agreements

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