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Fighting fire-fighting foams: carbon materials for mitigating PFAS contamination

Fire-fighting foams image by Óglaigh na hÉireann

Honours project: Help reduce the environmental contamination caused by fire-fighting foams.

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‘Animal-stress’ signal improves plant drought resilience

Plant Shoot Dry Earth

Scientists discover that a gene that helps animal ‘relax’, also helps plants save water.

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Travelling scholarship available for PhD Architecture students

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The Clive E Boyce Scholarship was established to fund one postgraduate scholarship in the undertaking of research activities or study-related travel by a current or commencing higher degree by research student in the School of Architecture and Built Environment. Applications close 12 April.

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ECMS Travelling Scholarship for MPhil or PhD students

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In 2021, the HDR Travelling Scholarship is available to all 2nd year MPhil or 2nd/3rd year PhD students to cover registration fees for participating in peer-reviewed virtual conferences or conferences held in Adelaide. Applications close 12 April.

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Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarships

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If you are a high-performing woman commencing your second or third year of undergraduate STEM study, then you may be eligible for a Defence Women in STEM $10,000 per year scholarship. Applications close 18 April.

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Primary school sting nets new wasp species

Ramco Primary School with their Malaise insect trap. Photo supplied by Ramco Primary.

Four primary schools in regional South Australia have discovered and named new species of wasps as part of a new citizen science project led by the University of Adelaide.

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Success for sciences in industry-linked ARC grants

Associate Professor Rachel Burton and PhD Student Kendall Corbin visiting the Agave plantation in Queensland

The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.6 million in industry-linked grants by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for important research that will attract a further $1.8 million in support from industry.

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Oliver Wyman Women's Scholarship and Internship Opportunity

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Oliver Wyman is a global management consultancy seeking penultimate year female students from all disciplines who display curiosity and drive with strong problem-solving and analytical skills looking to gain insight and exposure into the consulting industry. Applications close 7 April 2021.

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PhD opportunity for Chemical Engineers: Develop catalyst materials for future fuels by operando computation

Hand molecule

This project aims to design catalyst materials for the production of future fuels (green ammonia, hydrocarbon and alcohol). Facilitated by advanced computation techniques and reliable catalyst materials design procedure, this project will address the biggest challenge in future fuel generation, which is the lack of efficient catalyst materials.

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Adelaide scientists discover new evidence in search for the mysterious Denisovans

Replica of the Sangiran 17 Homo erectus cranium from Java - side view. Photo supplied by the Trustees of the Natural History Museum

Scientists make DNA breakthrough in the quest to better understand our mysterious ancient cousins.

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