SOPHI News and Events
Dr Peter Hobbins to detail landmarks in key aviation era.
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Tess Lea's book Darwin has been shortlisted for the Non-Fiction Award category of the 2016 Adelaide festival Awards for Literature. The winners will be announced on 27 February 2016 at the Adelaide Writers’ Festival.
Using laser airborne scanning (LiDAR) technology and ground penetrating radar, researchers were able to map the locations of eight buried towers found on the grounds of Angkor Wat.
Australian Research Council Research Funding Success[20 November 2015]
Congratulations to SOPHI researchers awarded through the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Discovery Projects scheme announced today - seven Discovery Projects (DP) (one up from the previous round) and one DECRA! Our School’s DP success rate is 41%, well above the overall award rate of 18%, and Peter Hobbins is one of only 200 DECRA recipients nationally, and one of two in the Faculty.
Archaeology affiliate Brit Asmussen's Eureka Moment[13 November 2015]
Dr Brit Asmussen, senior curator of archaeology at the Queensland Museum, 'knows every small detail of that perfect and impossible moment in time when the 100-year international search for the last missing pieces of a prized and ancient Book of the Dead, belonging to an esteemed Egyptian builder named Amenhotep, ended'.
2016 SOPHI undergraduate guides now available![28 August 2015]
See what units of study you can do in 2016 with the SOPHI undergraduate student guides!