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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:

  • Using hard structures to answer ecological questions
    Professor Bronwyn Gillanders presented her Inaugural Lecture ‘Hard data’ at the recent Research Tuesdays Seminar Series. Bronwyn’s lecture exploring the fascinating ecological and environmental insights being revealed by marine organisms’ hard body par...
    Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:07:12 +0930
  • Podcast: Forecasting ocean acidification
    What will our oceans of the future look like? Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide spoke to Radio Adelaide‘s Sarah Martin about his research looking at fish behaviour and marine habitat around carbon dioxide vents in a b...
    Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:19:09 +0930
  • Underwater study reveals effects of ocean acidification
    Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was interviewed by The Lead about his research into the effects of ocean acidification on marine environments. The research undertaken by Ivan Nagelkerken, Bay...
    Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:52:44 +0930
  • The Great Southern Reef – have you heard of it?
    Professor Sean Connell from the University of Adelaide was one of the authors on a collaborative article among six scientists across Southern Australia published in The Conversation. The article highlights the need to increase awareness of the true val...
    Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:57:49 +0930
  • Podcast: Stories told by old bones and shells
    The Sound of Science spoke with marine biologist Dr Zoe Doubleday from the University of Adelaide about her research using hard calcified tissues, such as bones, shells and teeth of marine and fresh water animals to gain a better understanding of how t...
    Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:00:51 +0930
  • Research Tuesdays free public lecture – Hard data
    Inaugural lecture by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders – The fascinating ecological and environmental insights being revealed by marine organisms’ hard body parts. Although marine waters present a challenging research environment, the remarkable data obtain...
    Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:01:23 +0930
  • Media release: Volcanic vents preview future ocean habitats
    A world-first underwater study of fish in their natural environment by University of Adelaide marine ecologists has shown how predicted ocean acidification from climate change will devastate temperate marine habitats and biodiversity. Published today i...
    Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:01:20 +0930
  • Podcast: Recovering historic oyster reefs
    Around 150 years ago oyster reefs lined our coastline, improving water quality, clarity and fish life. Unfortunately, due to the reefs being harvested to extinction we now have a much less healthy ecosystem. However, a collaborative venture between the...
    Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:53:26 +0930
  • The battle against extinction
    In a special feature in The Advertiser entitled ‘The fight to bring animals back from the brink,’ four University of Adelaide scientists explain their role in the battle against extinction of our native animals. From sea snakes to native quolls to the ...
    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:47:26 +0930
  • Habitat isolation can effect the future of marine amphipods
    Habitat isolation challenges species dispersal to colonise and occupy new locations. A paper published in Biology Letters by Dr Pablo Munguia entitled ‘Role of sources and temporal sinks in a marine amphipod,’ explores how populations can survive in is...
    Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:33:54 +0930