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Fish have bigger sex organs and more reproductive success in acidic oceans

The common triplefin

Some species of fish will have higher reproductive capacity because of larger sex organs, under the more acidic oceans of the future.

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Paid internship with Sarah Constructions - apply today

University of Adelaide paid internship with Sarah Constructions, Construction Management Professional Practice Elective

The successful applicant will receive a 12-week paid placement with Sarah Constructions and a $3‚000 grant paid in the final year of study‚ provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit. Applications close 26 January 2021.

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University offers: Hey new students, we’re here to help!

University of Adelaide student - Maths Lawns, North Terrace campus

You've received an offer, what now? Learn how we can help.

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Early 2021 Internship opportunities - applications closing soon

Students on campus

There are currently a large number of internships ready to start in early 2021 available on CareerHub. See a selection here and apply today.

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A letter to my Year 12 self – Sophie Dolling

Science student Sophie Dolling

"If I were to have my time at uni again there are a few things I wish I knew…"

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Ancient DNA research reveals evolutionary secrets of Game of Thrones dire wolves

Artwork credit: Mauricio Antón/Nature. Caption: Somewhere in Southwestern North America during the late Pleistocene, a pack of dire wolves (Canis dirus) are feeding on their bison kill, while a pair of grey wolves (Canis lupus) approach in the hopes of scavenging. One of the dire wolves rushes in to confront the grey wolves, and their confrontation allows a comparison of the bigger, larger-headed and reddish-brown dire wolf with its smaller, grey relative.

University of Adelaide scientists have sequenced the ancient DNA of dire wolf fossils for the first time and uncovered new secrets of the animal made famous by the TV show Game of Thrones.

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Australian Federation of University Women SA scholarship applications now open

Woman female student

A number of scholarships are available for female postgraduate students studying a coursework or research based degree in 2021 from the Australian Federation of University Women SA (AFUW-SA). Applications close 31 March 2021.

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Genomics milestone: Scientists uncover genomes of platypus and echidna

Echidna CSI

University of Adelaide scientists have produced the first ever echidna genome and a greatly improved, high-quality platypus genome sequence.

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Vietnamese science student helping international arrivals thrive in Adelaide

Hien Minh (Jean) Vu - Plant Production Innovation student

International students are adapting to life at the University of Adelaide with the support of dedicated science student Hien Minh Vu.

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‘Vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap

Veterinary technology

The three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train allied veterinary professionals.

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