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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Phone: +61 8 8303 4458
Facsimile: +61 8 8303 4364

News & Events

Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • Environment Institute 2014 Highlights
    It has been a busy year for the Environment Institute with some fantastic research moments! 2014 Highlights include: Outstanding results from the 2014 Australian Research Council funding rounds including, an Australian Laureate Fellowship awarded to Pr...
    Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:22:56 +1030
  • Shipping under focus in the Gulf
    The Spencer Gulf Ecosystem & Development Initiative (SGEDI) will commence a study looking at shipping in the Spencer Gulf and will focus on: traffic pest management potential impacts on the environment. Professor Bronwyn Gillanders will lead the study ...
    Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:29:24 +1030
  • Spencer Gulf project makes waves through Adelaide
    The Spencer Gulf Ecosystem and Development Initiative has attracted media attention this week as Port Pirie lead smelter, Nyrstar joins the growing list of industry leaders currently supporting the project. “This initiative is unique because it is the ...
    Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:21:09 +1030
  • Environment Institute researcher to headline WOMAD Planet Talks
    Professor of Marine Biology Bronwyn Gillanders will present at the WOMAD Planet Talks in March next year. Bronwyn will join other speakers Bob Brown, Andrew Denton and Vandana Shiva amongst others. Go to the WOMAD website for more information.
    Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:45:31 +1030
  • Environment Institute ARC Discovery and DECRA grant success
    Congratulations to Environment Institute leaders and members involved with the following successful ARC grants. The tally for the Environment Institute for this round stands at 5 Discovery Projects (5 of 28 for UoA) 2 DECRA (2 of 10 for UoA) Congrats t...
    Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:02:31 +1030
  • From Neandertal history to Taiwan’s pet bird market: Selected publications from the 2nd Quarter 2014
    1. Neandertal roots: Cranial and chronological evidence from Sima de los Huesos. Science The Sima de los Huesos (pit of bones) is a cave in northern Spain from which 6500 human fossils from at least 28 individuals have been recovered to date. Analysis ...
    Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:32:24 +1030
  • Two Environment Institute Research Projects featured in Top 30 SA Innovations Book
    “Adelaide Advancing” is a publication recently produced by Adelaide Research and Innovation. It features two of the Environment Institute’s current research projects. The first is the Spencer Gulf Ecosystem Development Initiative, headed up by Professo...
    Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:01:10 +1030
  • Natural History of Spencer Gulf Book Launched by Minister Brock
    The Natural History of the Spencer Gulf has been documented in a new book that was launched today. The book has been written by over 60 marine and social science experts. Prof Bronwyn Gillanders from the Environment Institute’s Marine Biology program a...
    Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:43:18 +1030
  • Giant Cuttlefish returns to the Spencer Gulf for Coitis
    South Australian scientists are ecstatic to find that the Great Australian Cuttlefish has returned to the Spencer Gulf for breeding this year. Their numbers have been down over the last few years and scientists don’t know why, or where they went. The c...
    Wed, 21 May 2014 15:30:11 +1030
  • The South Australian Giant Cuttlefish Needs YOU!
    The Australian giant cuttlefish is the largest cuttlefish species in the world reaching a total length of up to 1 m and a weight of 15 kg. Researcher Bronwyn Gillanders at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute is heading up research on the...
    Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:20:25 +1030