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  • Next SPRIGG Lecture
    The next Lecture in the Sprigg Series is titled “Novel insights into photosynthetic gas exchange revealed by stable isotopes”. The Seminar will be given by Dr Lucas Cernusak who is joining us from James Cook University, QLD. Dr Cernusak studies the con...
    Mon, 15 May 2017 14:28:06 +0930
  • Seminar: Nutrient Cycling in the Soil-Plan System Driven by Microbes and Influenced by Many Factors
    Professor Petra Marschner, Soils, School of Agriculture Food & Wine at the Adelaide University will be presenting a seminar about nutrient cycling in the soil-plant systems. Professor Marschner joins us from the Waite Campus. Title: Nutrient Cycling in...
    Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:05:59 +0930
  • TV Spotlight for Frank Reith
    Research from the EI has a huge international impact, as shown in a special episode of a German TV show featuring our very own Dr Frank Reith. Dr Frank Reith, aka the Man with the Gold Bug, has been featured in a TV special for German station ZDF. Reit...
    Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:25 +1030
  • Sprigg Seminar Series 2017
    The Sprigg Geobiology Centre is hosting an exciting seminar series with presentations from distinguished speakers followed by open discussion and audience participation. Make sure you don’t miss out! Seminars start at 12.10pm on Fridays in the Mawson L...
    Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:10:36 +1030
  • Our next gen “Attenborough” filming new doco
    It’s not every day that a film crew shows up to showcase your latest scientific discovery, but for Liz Reed, that’s exactly what happened. A new documentary by The Discovery Channel is following research by Liz Reed, fellow at the Environment Institute...
    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:20:10 +1030
  • Fossils found reveal unseen ‘footprint’ maker
    Fossils found in Morocco from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites, including rarely seen soft-body parts, may be previously unseen animals that left distinctive fossil ‘footprints’ around the ancient supercontinent Gondwana. The t...
    Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:45:38 +1030
  • In the field with Dr John Tibby
    Field trips are an essential part of research for many environmental scientists. But what happens on tour, doesn’t always stay on tour. Dr John Tibby shares an inside look from his latest trip to Fraser Island. Tibby and his team are looking to the pas...
    Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:23:49 +1030
  • Media Release: Humans settled Australia’s arid zone 49,000 years ago
    New findings published today, involving University of Adelaide researchers, prove that humans occupied Australia’s arid interior and began developing sophisticated tools 10,000 years earlier than previously documented – around 49,000 years ago. Publish...
    Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:51:23 +1030
  • Seminar: New methods to assess ocean oxygenation
    The next Sprigg Seminar will be presented by Dr Babette Hoogakker from the University of Oxford with her talk entitled “New methods to assess ocean oxygenation in the past; examples from the Atlantic and Southern oceans.” Title: New methods to assess o...
    Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:01:17 +1030
  • Vodcast: “Testing the ocean bipolar seesaw” Professor Chris Turney
    As part of the Sprigg Geobiology Seminar Series, Professor Chris Turney from the University of New South Wales presented a seminar on the 26th August, 2016 entitled “Testing the ocean bipolar seesaw: Using ancient New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) ...
    Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:26:49 +0930

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