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Environment Institute member, Professor Paul Babie has been appointed the ninth holder of the Bonython Chair in Law at the Adelaide Law School. Professor Babie currently teaches property law, property theory, law and religion and Roman law.
The Environment Institute had four teams/members as finalists at the awards this year, including iBandi, Dr Dominic McAfee, Dr Tahlia Perry and winning team - Echidna CSI for the Outstanding Science and Research Award. Congratulations to the all.
A mystery from World War II has finally been solved by the ACAD team at the University of Adelaide. ACAD used aDNA expertise, human evolution expertise, and “new method development” expertise and obtained a DNA profile from the remains. Over 200 living relatives of HMAS Sydney sailors were tested to find a match, with success finally achieved.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute and members of the general public have recorded the largest number of echidna sightings across Australia to aid in the conservation of the iconic mammal. In a paper published in PNAS, the researchers describe the outcomes of the Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI), a citizen science project established in …
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a guide for older South Australians to help them to keep the temperature in their homes comfortable during summer and winter. The researchers say, because older people spend the majority of their time (75-80 per cent) at home, improving room temperatures can greatly benefit their wellbeing. The …
An international team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide, suggest a change in climate is the likely cause of the mysterious disappearance of ancient lions and bears from parts of North America for a thousand years or more prior to the last Ice Age. In a study in Molecular Ecology, the researchers sequenced DNA …
University of Adelaide research making an impact
Professor Bob Hill gives an insight into our cross-faculty team and how we're making positive steps towards climate change, sustainability and the environment research.