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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

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News & Events

Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • Podcast: Protecting the ecology of the Spencer Gulf
    Professor Bronwyn Gillanders from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was interviewed by Sarah Martin on Radio Adelaide’s The Sound of Science program about her thoughts on protecting the ecology of the Spencer Gulf. The Spencer Gulf is ...
    Tue, 26 May 2015 13:12:24 +0930
  • Doctoral Research Medal winners
    The Environment Institute congratulates Dr Sarah Catalano, Dr Owen Burnell and Dr Simon Divecha on winning Adelaide University Doctoral Research Medals. The University awards up to 15 Doctoral Research Medals for the highest quality PhD theses examined...
    Mon, 25 May 2015 10:39:44 +0930
  • Conserving the seascape nursery
    Mangroves and other coastal ecosystems are important nurseries for recreational and commercial finfish and shellfish species. Yet almost half of the global coverage of mangrove has been lost due to humans. To sustain their important ecosystem services ...
    Tue, 19 May 2015 09:55:18 +0930
  • eScience: Losing oyster reefs to history
    In the May 2015 eScience magazine, PhD student Heidi Alleway and her supervisor Professor Sean Connell highlight the importance of oyster reefs in maintaining a healthy marine environment. The article explores the history behind the large loss of natur...
    Thu, 14 May 2015 08:25:35 +0930
  • Media Release: Coorong fish hedge their bets for survival
    Analysis of the ear bones of the River Murray estuarine fish black bream has revealed how these fish ‘hedge their bets’ for population survival. Published in the journal Biology Letters, University of Adelaide research has shown that within this single...
    Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:53:44 +0930
  • Environment Institute researcher Bronwyn Gillanders to headline WOMAD Planet Talks
    Professor of Marine Biology Bronwyn Gillanders will present at the WOMAD Planet Talks this weekend, to a theme entitled “Creating Hope For Our Oceans And Marine Environments.” When: 3pm, Monday 9th March, 2015 Where: Botanic Park, Adelaide Bookings: Or...
    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:57:55 +0930
  • Media Release: Oyster ecosystems a huge loss for South Australia
    Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered the loss of one of the State’s most significant marine ecosystems, which may have disappeared some 70 years ago. For her PhD in the University’s School of Biological Sciences, Heidi Alleway and ...
    Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:54:34 +0930
  • Media Release: Prevention is better than cure for water ecology
    New research from the University of Adelaide suggests monitoring ecosystems that appear to be stable is more effective than fixing them once they have collapsed. The study, led by PhD student Giulia Ghedini from the University’s Environment Institute, ...
    Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:52:29 +0930
  • Marine Biologist Dr Sarah Catalano wins research awards
    The Environment Institute congratulates Dr Sarah Catalano on winning numerous 2014 research awards. In January 2014 Sarah was awarded the Dean’s Commendation in Doctoral Thesis Excellence for her PhD project: Using mesozoan dicyemid paracites to infer ...
    Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:19:25 +0930
  • Environment Institute 2014 Highlights
    It has been a busy year for the Environment Institute with some fantastic research moments! Our research on the evolution of birds from the t-rex in collaboration with the South Australian Museum was named as one of Science magazines breakthroughs of t...
    Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:22:56 +0930