The Environment Institute has launched the PlanetFix competition with The Advertiser. PlanetFix encourages secondary school students to provide their idea for a climate change solution. Environment Institute researchers and Advertiser journalists, will assist shortlisted entrants to develop entries into solutions for society which will be published in the Advertiser. Cash prizes and certificates awarded. 

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PlanetFix: Climate Change Solutions – Student Competition

The Environment Institute is on the search for South Australian students who have what it takes to find climate change solutions. In partnership with The Advertiser, the Environment Institute has launched PlanetFix, an exciting competition for high school students in years 8-12. Entry Dates: Saturday 19th October 2019 – Monday 17th November 2019 Entry form: Student …



ARC Future Fellowship awarded to Dr Emma Sherratt

We are delighted to announce Dr Emma Sherratt has been awarded the prestigious ARC Future Fellowship. An Environment Institute member and mid-career researcher, Dr Sherratt will receive up to $100,000 of non-salary funding over four years, which may be used for personnel, equipment, travel and field research costs directly related to the Future Fellow’s research. The …



PAPER: Neutralising the meat paradox

If you’ve questioned meat-eating habits before, you’re not alone. Researchers from the University of Adelaide (et al) have been studying the apparent disconnection between not wanting animals to suffer, yet killing them for food. This has been termed the ‘meat paradox’. Meat eating is a common behaviour, despite many people claiming to like, love, and …