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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:

  • Cephalopods hit celebrity status worldwide due to population increase
    Marine biology research published in the journal Current Biology has made a splash worldwide today, getting coverage in Science Mag, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and many more including an in-depth piece in The Atlantic by Ed Yong, and a live cro...
    Tue, 24 May 2016 11:43:56 +0930
  • Media Release: Squids on the rise as oceans change
    Unlike the declining populations of many fish species, the number of cephalopods (octopus, cuttlefish and squid) has increased in the world’s oceans over the past 60 years, a University of Adelaide study has found. The international team, led by resear...
    Tue, 24 May 2016 02:02:10 +0930
  • Highland Statistics Course
    A reminder for those interested to register in the Highland Statistics Course. The course is on Introduction to Linear mixed effects models, GLMM & MCMC with R, and will take place the week of 20 June, 2016. For course details please see the Highland S...
    Tue, 17 May 2016 11:42:14 +0930
  • SARDI Women’s Science Bursary
    The Environment Institute would like to congratulate University of Adelaide student, Jasmin Martino for winning the 2016 SARDI Science Bursary for Women. Jasmin is currently undertaking a PhD in Marine Biology, supervised by Professor Bronwyn Gillander...
    Mon, 16 May 2016 13:42:46 +0930
  • Best Student Oral Presentation
    The Environment Institute would like to congratulate PhD student Tullio Rossi on winning the best student oral presentation at the 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO2 World in Hobart recently, for his presentation, ‘Ocean acidificati...
    Thu, 12 May 2016 09:09:55 +0930
  • Congratulations to Environment Institute Graduates
    Congratulations to Heidi Alleway, Thomas Barnes, Judith Giraldo, Gretchen Grammer, Nastaran Mazloumi and Chloe McSkimming from the Marine Biology group and Jennifer Shaw (ACAD). From Left:  Judith Giraldo, Bob Hill, Chris Izzo, Bronwyn Gillanders, Sean...
    Mon, 02 May 2016 03:46:57 +0930
  • Fish as proxies of ecological and environmental change
    Human activities have shifted aquatic ecosystems far from prehistoric baseline states. A lack of long-term datasets that describe organisms and their habitats prior to human disturbance hampers the understanding of human-caused impacts. Fish are excell...
    Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:22:33 +0930
  • Coral Bleaching Explained-will 400 year old coral resist climate change?
    Frank the coral has been living peacefully on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef for 400 years. However, Frank noticed that in the last century it started to get gradually hotter… until in 2016 the water temperature went completely out of control putting...
    Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:06:50 +0930
  • Podcast: The silence of the shrimp
    PhD candidate Tullio Rossi was interviewed by Radio Adelaide‘s Ewart Shaw. He discusses his research about the silencing of shrimps. Snapping Shrimps are the loudest invertebrate in the ocean, and their peculiar sound, itself a complex scientific pheno...
    Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:51:11 +1030
  • COSMOS Feature: Snapping shrimps silenced
    Research showing how shrimps are being silenced, was recently published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The research, led by Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, PhD student Tullio Rossi and Professor Sean Connell has been featured in COSMOS Ma...
    Sat, 19 Mar 2016 13:30:36 +1030