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Humans coexisted with three-tonne marsupials and lizards as long as cars in ancient Australia

Life and death in tropical Australia, 40,000 years ago. Giant reptiles ruled northern Australia during the Pleistocene with mega-marsupials as their prey. Image Credit: R. Bargiel, V. Konstantinov, A. Atuchin & S. Hocknull (2020). Queensland Museum.

Palaeontologists have found fossils of a huge extinct animals that answer, but also pose new questions in the megafauna extinction debate.

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3MT – rise to the challenge

Pinned: You have 3 minutes and 1 slide to make an impact with your research. Do you have what it takes? Applications close 19 June.

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Disposing bad habits: New research aims to improve household bin behaviour

Compost image by Ben Kerckx from Pixabay

Researchers set to learn more about household behaviours around food waste in order to reduce the amount of food sent to landfill.

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Nicolas Baudin paid internships in France now open

The program offers students from participating Australian universities the opportunity to undertake a research internship of 3-6 months at a French host university in collaboration with an industry partner. Applications close 15 June.

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Dr Abbas Taheri newly appointed president of ISRM

Congratulations  to Dr Abbas Taheri on being appointed as the president of the Commission on Deep Mining of the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Scientists in the news this week: May 15, 2020

NExUS alumni beach

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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The Pinnacle Foundation 2021 Scholarships

The Pinnacle Foundation provides many multi-year educational scholarships and mentoring support to young adults (between the ages of 17 and 26) across Australia where their gender identity, sexual orientation or sexual characteristics have prevented or hindered the achievement of their career aspirations or personal development.

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Scientists use novel remote sensing techniques to map ancient Aboriginal ‘tool-stone’ resources

Boone Law remote sensing northern South Australia

University of Adelaide remote sensing research features on the cover of the journal Geoarchaeology.

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Internships: the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector is looking for you!

The METS sector is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. It employs 3 times as many people as the mining sector, is the source of 75% of all mining innovation and is home to dynamic, agile and exciting technology companies. 

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APRintern opportunities for PhD students

An internship is a good alternative to try something different and gain valuable employment experience.

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