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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:

  • “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
  • 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
  • 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