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Investigating rainfall models: Why a comprehensive and systematic approach is essential

In this article we take a look at why we need comprehensive and systematic evaluation of rainfall models. We also examine a new model evaluation framework, with examples of the framework in action.

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Future Scientist Award

Future Scientist Award

The Kelly Services Future Scientist Award gives final-year science students and recent science graduates the opportunity to present themselves to a panel of leading scientific employers, receive important job search advice from our science recruitment specialists, plus the chance to win $1000!

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Peace, Serenity and Microbial Transfer

This much we know: biodiverse urban green spaces are good for us. Research has shown that people regularly exposed to them feel better, exercise more, and have lower rates of disease; while those in areas experiencing biodiversity loss—a common symptom of urbanisation—appear to exhibit declining health.

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Roads better travelled

Civilisations and their governments have always sought to provide urban transportation systems that enable citizens to get from A to B with minimum fuss. But thanks to a new wave of technological innovation, Smart Cities are set to achieve higher levels of transport safety and efficiency than previously thought possible; and the University of Adelaide is one of the movement’s key drivers.

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Inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020

On 8 September 2017 an inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS) 2011-2020 was announced by the then federal transport minister Darren Chester.

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Towards a Career in Motorsport Engineering

Panel interviews Infiniti Motor Company

Kailin Sullivan is a penultimate year student in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical) at the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide.

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CIT Grand Challenges PhD Scholarship

Applications are invited for a top-up scholarship leading to the degree of Doctorate of Philosophy in the School of Computer Science or Adelaide Medical School.

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Andromeda Metals Limited Scholarship

The University of Adelaide, CSIRO and Andromeda Metals Limited have launched an industry-focused PhD program to undertake a project on High Performance Solid-State Li-ion Battery based on Halloysite Additives for Next Generation Energy Storage Applications.

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Augmenting Community Harmony and Understanding

The concept of Smart Cities is often linked with the use of advanced “big data” technology to inform safer, more efficient services and living environments. Yet this is only part of the story. In addition to providing faster, more affordable and lower-risk access to basic needs, Smart Cities also seek to enrich their citizens’ experiences of their environment.

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Bias in Science and Communication

In today’s life there are many complex issues where others are trying to persuade us to adopt viewpoints, or take actions.

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