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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.

  • Seminar: Are humans the dominant force for change in our atmosphere, seas and land?
    The Field Geology Club of South Australia, the Royal Society of South Australia and the Geological Society of Australia (SA Division) jointly present the 2nd Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture by Associate Professor Victor Gostin. Abstract Human control of fi...
    Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:54:01 +0930
  • Seminar: Using soundscapes to detect forest degradation
    Dr Zuzana Burivalova, postdoctoral research fellow from Princeton University, will present a seminar entitled “Using soundscapes to detect different degrees of tropical forest degradation”. Abstract Communities and indigenous people play a fundamental ...
    Fri, 08 Jul 2016 10:11:27 +0930
  • Seminar: From Small Models to Big Data. Dr Jim Ascough
    We regret to inform you that this seminar has been cancelled. Dr Jim Ascough, from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be presenting a seminar on USDA’s research on modelling, optimisation, data acquisition and cloud computing in th...
    Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:22:29 +0930
  • Check out The Environment Institute on Instagram!
    The Environment Institute is now showcasing the experiences of our students and staff in the form of their stunning photography on Instagram. Follow us at @environmentinstitute! Following on from the success of the School of Earth and Environmental Sci...
    Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:16:37 +0930
  • Sprigg Lecture Series: Lessons from Neandertals
    Dr Laura Weyrich will present a seminar entitled “Lessons from neandertals: how your bacteria contribute to your health, your thoughts, and your past” at the next Sprigg Lecture Series at the SA Museum Abstract: Dr Laura Weyrich from the Australian Cen...
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:28:49 +0930
  • 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
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