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PlanetFix: climate change solutions student competition

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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EVENT: Dr Myall Tarren to present Science in the Pub Adelaide

Science in the Pub presents the Great Evolutionary Transitions in Animals and Plants Date: Friday 6th December 2019 Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm Where: The Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax Street, Adelaide Bookings: Free, book here How did life leap from one single-cell entity in the ocean to the millions of animals, plants and bacteria we see today? …



Professor Bob Hill newest member of the Native Vegetation Council

The Native Vegetation Council (NVC) is an independent body which monitors the overall condition of the state’s vegetation. The council makes decisions on a wide range of matters concerning native vegetation in South Australia. Professor Bob Hill has been elected as the ministers nominee. In this role he will give expert advice on applications received …



Naracoorte welcomes the Mega Night of Science and Megafest Weekend

World renowned palaeontologist, Professor Mike Archer will take us on an amazing journey through Riversleigh World Heritage Area. Come see the weird and wonderful mammals that roamed Australia’s rainforests millions of years ago. When: Friday 23rd of November 2019 Time 6:30pm start Where: Naracoorte Town Hall RSVP: Not required, but please add to your calendar …