Research Tuesdays


Research Tuesdays

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Our researchers are driven by the desire to understand. They work to uncover new knowledge and shed light on the world's biggest challenges. From tackling Meningococcal B to finding energy solutions for the future, our discoveries make a difference to people's lives across the world.

At Research Tuesdays we share this knowledge, every month. If you're curious about the changing world, we invite you to join us. Our doors open every month.

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Upcoming event

Climate changed

It’s arguably the most critical issue of our time.
But how aware are we of climate change’s likely tangible impacts?

In this special year-end Research Tuesdays forum, four leading University of Adelaide researchers will discuss:

• what past climate change events can tell us about how Earth’s systems will react in future
• how climate change will exacerbate existing threats to species and ecosystems, including land clearance and introduced pests
• the major barriers to biodiversity conservation, and policy tools that can overcome them
• how complexity in our critical systems, such as food, energy, water and transport, is driving costly political and commercial uncertainty
• why we must all integrate understanding of climate change impacts into our every thought and action—and how we can do it.

At times confronting, frequently challenging, but ultimately inspiring, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Date: Tuesday, 12 November
Time: 5.30pm
Location: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace campus, Adelaide

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2019 events

Paw things

February 2019

Ever wonder what a successful writer’s life looks like? We’ve found three prepared to talk.

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Type: Writer

March 2019

Ever wonder what a successful writer’s life looks like? We’ve found three prepared to talk.

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What's the buzz

April 2019

The ‘bee crisis’ could sting more than most realise. Find out why—and what you can do.

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Reawakening Kaurna

May 2019

The Kaurna language has been stirred from slumber—and the impact’s profound. A reconciliation week event.

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Positive charge

June 2019

How might renewables power our homes, industry and economy? We’re glad you asked.

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Quantum of promise

July 2019

Barcode scanners. Smartphones. MRIs. All rely on quantum physics. Come see what’s next.

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Mission Mammal

August 2019

From the lions of the Serengeti to the blue whales of the Southern Ocean, mammals dominate our planet.

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Three Minute Thesis finals

September 019

Explaining years of research in three minutes, using only one PowerPoint slide.

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Herbal peril

October 2019

Herbal medicines are natural and safe—aren’t they? Come and hear the evidence.

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