Adrift Lab News
All of the latest updates about our research, events and conferences our members attend, and other articles of interest about Adrift Lab.
JOIN US! Adrift Lab's "Science Unfiltered" event at Beaker Street Festival Fri 6 Aug
Join ADRIFT LAB for an hour of raw science and inspiration at the upcoming Beaker Street Festival. Our session titled "SCIENCE UNFILTERED: DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONTLINES OF A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD" will be held on Fri 6 August at 7:20pm, BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE https://www.beakerstreet.com.au/events/session-two-women-in-stemm/ Full Article »
A Greener Website & Ruminations on Energy Consumption
Our website's a little different than it used to be. We're using less energy than before to deliver updates about our research, using less of your device's processing power to render content, and have some recommendations for how you interact with tech to reduce your energy consumption. Full Article »
Worrying new research: accumulating plastic on beaches drastically increases the temperature of the sand
New research from Adrift Lab (Alex, Jack, & Jenn) published in the Journal of Hazardous Materials found that accumulated plastics in beach sediments act as an insulator, increasing circadian (daily) maximum temperatures by 2.45 ºC. Full Article »