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Throughout the year the Environment Institute keeps the academic and wider community up to date with the latest scientific trends in environmental issues.

  • University of Adelaide represented at international FameLab
    The biggest FameLab International Final yet kicks off on June 9, with 27 candidates from all over the world taking part in the final rounds at Cheltenham Science Festival! Erinn Fagan-Jeffries took out the Australian FameLab Competition, and has travel...
    Mon, 06 Jun 2016 23:42:36 +0930
  • Sprigg Symposium: Earth’s Evolving Climate
    The Australian Earth Sciences Convention takes place on 26 – 30 June 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. As part of the convention, Environment Institute researchers are leading the Sprigg symposium. Find out more about the conference and the Sprig...
    Sun, 29 May 2016 12:32:16 +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
  • The Science Nation Great Debate 2016: Unsung Heroes
    You don’t have to be Einstein to know that some scientists are more famous than others. The Science Nation Great Debate 2016 will shine the spotlight on the forgotten scientists of the past with a debate tournament to see who is the greatest unsung her...
    Sat, 28 May 2016 10:53:26 +0930
  • Public Lecture: Using ancient DNA to create a map of Indigenous Australia: Rediscovering genetic heritage
    The Faculty of Sciences invites you to attend a seminar on 1 June as part of the program of events to mark Reconciliation Week 2016 (27 May to 3 June). Speakers: Professor Alan Cooper and Dr Raymond Tobler Date: 1 June 2016 Time: 5:30pm Location: The B...
    Thu, 19 May 2016 13:17:24 +0930
  • Register now for AMSI Winter School 2016
    The AMSI Winter School 2016 on Biological and Environmental Modelling is run in collaboration with The University of Queensland, and is designed for PhD students and researchers in the mathematical sciences and related disciplines. FEATURED SPEAKER: PR...
    Thu, 19 May 2016 12:40:17 +0930
  • Transitions Film Festival: advocating for sustainability
    The Transitions Film Festival is a visionary festival dedicated to showcasing inspirational documentaries about the social and technological innovations, revolutionary ideas and trail-blazing changemakers that are leading the way to a better world. The...
    Fri, 13 May 2016 17:51:10 +0930
  • Research Tuesdays. Unreconciled: Museums, Galleries and Aboriginal Art History
    Don’t miss out on Research Tuesdays Seminar presented by Dr John Carty on 14 June, 2016. Dr John Carty is Head of Anthropology at the South Australian Museum. The value of the South Australian Museum is unquestioned. It holds among the most extensive a...
    Mon, 02 May 2016 21:26:16 +0930
  • Research Tuesdays: CSI Adelaide
    As the success of TV series like Silent Witness and CSI proves, the world’s hooked on small-screen forensics. But as this special Research Tuesdays Forum will show, our local expertise renders these stylised fictions dull by comparison. Featuring prese...
    Thu, 03 Mar 2016 13:16:42 +1030
  • NRM Science Conference returns in 2016
    After a hugely successful inaugural event in 2014, the SA NRM Science Conference is returning in April 2016!   The conference will be once again coordinated by DEWNR and the SA NRM Research and Innovation Network (NRM RAIN), and will host loads of rese...
    Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:53:48 +1030
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