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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.

  • 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: 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
  • Palaeo Down Under 2 – Australasian Palaeontologists Conference
    Australasian Palaeontologists (AAP) cordially invites all palaeontologists from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to participate in Palaeo Down Under 2 (PDU2) in Adelaide (South Australia) on 11-15 of July 2016. A full conference programme is...
    Wed, 24 Feb 2016 10:59:42 +1030
  • Vodcast: Animal Dawn
    Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido presented his talk ‘Animal Dawn’ to a full house at the recent Research Tuesdays Seminar Series. Diego’s talk tracing the rise of animal life on Earth can be viewed below: Visit the new Edicaran Gallery at the South Australian M...
    Mon, 15 Feb 2016 10:12:05 +1030
  • Research Tuesdays – Animal Dawn
    The rise of animal life has fascinated humanity for centuries, yet its exact origins remain controversial. Could fossils being unearthed at Kangaroo Island’s internationally significant Emu Bay Shale help to finally resolve the debate? Attend Research ...
    Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:08:42 +1030
  • Science in the Pub Adelaide. Underground Science.
      Science in the Pub event: 5 February, 2016 – Underground Science; the cold, dark, but not so lonely world beneath our feet Panellists: Dr Jon Tyler, Lecturer at the University of Adelaide, using sediments and a suite of geochemical analysis to help r...
    Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:56:29 +1030
  • Vodcast: The volatile future of Australia’s water
    In the World Economic Forum’s recently released 2015 global risk assessment, the threat identified as having the greatest potential impact was “water crises”. As our population grows and climate changes, the effective management of water resources will...
    Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:01:36 +1030
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