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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:

  • Young Einsteins: the EI featured in SALife mag
    Affectionately dubbed “Young Einsteins”, The Environment Institute’s Dr Zoe Doubleday and Jarrod Hodgson are featured in this month’s SALife magazine. Dr Zoe Doubleday recently made international headlines with her research on cephalopods. She talks ab...
    Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:20:04 +0930
  • New artificial reef to be built to support local marine habitats
    A new $600,000 artificial reef system is to be built south of Ardrossan, informed by research by the Environment Institute’s Professor Sean Connell and PIRSA’s Dr Heidi Alleway. The artificial reef, which is to be constructed from limestone, oyster she...
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:47:17 +0930
  • Media Release: Baby fish lose poisonous protectors in acidified oceans
    A common close partnership which sees baby fish sheltering from predators among the poisonous tentacles of jellyfish will be harmed under predicted ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found. Published today in the journal Procee...
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:31:30 +0930
  • “Squidlings” take out the Peer Prize for Women!
    Research on the worldwide rise of cephalopod populations has taken the world by storm recently, and now the “Squidlings” research team, led by Dr Zoe Doubleday and Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has taken out the inaugural “Peer Prize for Women“! The com...
    Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:45:20 +0930
  • 6 months, 60 experts and 37 threats to the Spencer Gulf- a lesson in rapid assessment
    The Spencer Gulf covers an area of diverse marine habitats ranging from algal forests to mangroves. But increasingly, threats from climate change, fishing, invasive species and more pose an increasing threat to these fragile ecosystems. Dr Zoe Doubleda...
    Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:20:49 +0930
  • The Peer Prize for Women in Science
    The Environment Institute has two entries in the Peer Prize for Women in Science, so get involved and support your colleagues by voting! The first group is “Squidlings” Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and Zoe Doubleday have led this submission. They have ...
    Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:22:54 +0930
  • Media Release: When it comes to claws, right-handed attracts the girls
    A tiny marine crustacean with a great big claw has shown that not only does size matter, but left or right-handedness (or in this case, left or right-clawedness) is important too. The 5-6mm marine amphipod Dulichiella appendiculata, related to the land...
    Tue, 31 May 2016 09:00:27 +0930
  • New President of World Council Fisheries Societies elected
    Professor Bronwyn Gillanders (Environment Institute, School of Biological Sciences) has been elected President of the World Council of Fisheries Societies. The Council is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation for scientific or professional fisher...
    Mon, 30 May 2016 14:46:36 +0930
  • eScience. Going with the genetic flow
    The sustainable harvest of sharks requires and understanding of population structure and connectivity in order to define fisheries stocks. Learn about how collaborative research by Claudia Junge, Bronwyn Gillanders and Corey Bradshaw are using DNA sequ...
    Mon, 30 May 2016 13:30:41 +0930
  • Snorkel with Giant Cuttlefish. Stony Point (near Whyalla)
    Snorkel with Giant Cuttlefish within the Cuttlefish Coast Sanctuary Zone. Guided Snorkel Days – 30th June – 1, 2 & 3rd July 2016 Join in the fun of this family event and swim with the techni-coloured carpet of Giant Australian Cuttlefish at Stony Point...
    Sat, 28 May 2016 13:20:45 +0930