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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.

  • Workshop: Impacts of prescribed burning on orchids and their pollinators
    A workshop for researchers, conservation managers and community groups interested in the impacts of prescribed burning on orchids and their pollinators is to be held at the University of Adelaide. Dr Renate Faast and Anita Marquart will be presenting t...
    Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:27:10 +0930
  • University of Adelaide to host Professor Tim Flannery – The Climate Challenge Beyond the Paris Summit
    The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Sciences is hosting Professor Tim Flannery, Chief Councillor of the Climate Council, renowned climate scientist, author and commentator, to launch the University College London’s report ‘Climate Crisis: Emergency...
    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:55:00 +0930
  • Dr Garcia-Bellido to speak at the Royal Society of Tasmania Winter Lecture Series
    Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido from the University of Adelaide is to speak at the Royal Society of Tasmania Winter Lecture Series 2015. Lecture: The Cambrian explosion of life and rise of marine species When:    Wednesday 15 July 2015, 7:30pm to 9:00pm Where:...
    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:01:14 +0930
  • Media release: How squabbling genes affect our biology: public lecture
    Individual human genes can behave differently depending on whether they are inherited from the mother or the father. At a free public lecture at the University of Adelaide next week, leading Harvard University evolutionary geneticist Professor David Ha...
    Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:11:13 +0930
  • Celebrate genetics in Adelaide in July
    Celebrate genetics in Adelaide in July with two conferences that feature an outstanding set of 14 national and 12 international speakers and cover a wide range of topics in genetics research. The first conference will be the annual Genetics Society of ...
    Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:26:31 +0930
  • Sir Ronald Fisher Lecture: Genomic imprinting and the divided self
    Date/Time: Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 5:30 pm Location: Scott Theatre Cost: FREE Abstract: My mother’s kin are not my father’s kin and the interests of these two kin groups do not always coincide. Therefore, our genomes are sometimes divided against themsel...
    Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:15:07 +0930
  • Debate: Should Australia embrace a nuclear future?
    Ben Heard, Doctoral Candidate at the University of Adelaide recently spoke at a briefing session at the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE). The session debated the pros and cons and po...
    Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:19:15 +0930
  • Coming event: Can Australia become a low-carbon energy superpower?
    A free public lecture at the University of Adelaide will hear from one of Australia’s best-known commentators on the economics of energy and climate change, Professor Ross Garnaut AO. On Tuesday 23 June, Professor Garnaut will present the 2015 Luxton M...
    Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:54:28 +0930
  • Conservation Science Technology group to speak at Pint of Science festival
    Professor Andy Lowe, Associate Professor Lian Pin Koh and Associate Professor Phillip Cassey will be speaking at the Pint of Science festival about practical solutions to the biodiversity crisis. Professor Andy Lowe will be talking on illegal logging a...
    Tue, 05 May 2015 13:09:59 +0930
  • From the Cambrian of Kangaroo Island to the Ordovician of Morocco
    Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido recently presented at the April 2015 Sprigg Lecture Series, held at the South Australian Museum. In his lecture entitled ‘From the Cambrian of Kangaroo Island to the Ordovician of Morocco,’ Dr Garcia-Bellido explored the Cambria...
    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:24:46 +0930
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