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$10 million boost for University of Adelaide research

North Terrace campus aerial photo

New Australian Research Council funding paves the way for further discoveries.

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Ocean acidification and warming disrupts fish shoals

Caesio teres in Fiji by Nick Hobgood. Creative Commons

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that the way fish interact in groups is being upset by ocean acidification and global warming.

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Investigation of doppler perturbations in ground based satellite observations

Stratospheric-Tropospheric (ST) Very High Frequency (VHF) radar at the Buckland Park field site

Honours projects: Investigate unknown ionospheric phenomena which affect the accuracy of ground-based satellite observations.

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Improving plant process in a key Jurlique ingredient

Honours in Plant science

Honours project: Work with international cosmetic company Jurlique to investigate one of their key root crop lines, by undertaking a complete extraction and analysis of the root.

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How have coexisting bat species evolved separate niches?

Bat by Kyle Armstrong

Honours project: Help understand how Australian native mammals have evolved and diversified.

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How do insectivorous echolocating bats use arid rangeland conservation reserves in SA?

chokkybat

Honours project: Help with real-world conservation work in South Australia, do fieldwork and learn new analytical skills relevant to a job in ecology.

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Science awards celebrate 2021 academic, student and staff success

Three staff members were recognised for exceptional performance in 2021.  Kiralee Vincent – the faculty's Senior Academic Support Officer based at Roseworthy campus. Dr Maïlys Stirling, the faculty’s Research Technical Services Manager. Lisa Laws, the Business Manager of the School of Physical Sciences and School of Biological Sciences.

The recent Faculty of Sciences’ awards showcase celebrated research, teaching, leadership, professional staff and student success.

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2021 Teaching Commendations

Dr Carlos Bartesaghi Koc

These awards recognise the diverse range of activities, services and programs that contribute to student learning and engagement at the University of Adelaide. They serve to highlight the important role that staff from all areas of the University have in supporting us to achieve our strategic goals.

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Australian Maths Society Awards add up

Dr Luke Bennetts

The President of the Australian Maths Society recently announced Luke and his co-authors as co-winners of the Gavin Brown Prize for their 2018 paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.

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Professor Maier wins the Biennial Medal

Man in blue and white shirt smiling at camera

In every odd-numbered year, to coincide with the Biennial Congress, the Society awards a limited number of Biennial Medals for 'exceptional research contributions to modelling and simulation, and for promoting the aims of the Society'.

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