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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:

  • 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
  • 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 +0930
  • 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 +0930
  • 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 +0930
  • 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 +0930