News: School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Science communicators boost the visibility of Uni of Adelaide research

Natalia Caliani drinking wine in the Clare Valley

Six University of Adelaide scientists have each won the inaugural Science Communication Prize for increasing the visibility of the University’s scientific research and capabilities, while boosting the profile and accessibility of their own work. 

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Why are dogs scared of the vet and what can I do to help?

Dog vet CT scan

Investigating the bark side of veterinary care is ruff (I shih tzu not!) – Dr Petra Edwards tells us why dogs fear the vet and how pet owners can make this experience more paw-sitive for everyone.

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The journey from James Herriot wannabe to research superstar

Alexandra Whittaker

From the wise old age of four Alex Whittaker dreamt of becoming the female version of British TV veterinarian James Herriot.

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Even accidents provide opportunity

Sam Franklin on a horse

Sam Franklin wanted to be a vet from a very young age, not an academic. She ended up being both.

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New director for SA Drought Hub

Stephen Lee researcher photo

The South Australian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub has announced the appointment of the University of Adelaide’s Dr Stephen Lee as its Director.

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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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Woofs & waves: 6 tips for walking your dog on the beach

Dog Beach Wet

University of Adelaide animal behaviour expert Petra Edwards provides advice on how to enjoy a safe and enjoyable beach walk with your dog this summer.

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Outstanding alumni receive top awards

Dr Brian Croser AO, distinguished alumni

Five outstanding University of Adelaide graduates have been recognised for their significant contributions to their professions and communities with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Student-led STEM research and technology on show

Faculty of Sciences Communication Award winners, from left, Mistrel Fetzer Boegheim (1st), Vinuri Silva and Sophie Dolling (2nd), equal third Chris Keneally and Julia Pilowsky.

Emerging scientists showcase their research at Ingenuity, University of Adelaide’s annual interactive expo of STEM projects.

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