The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences held Ingenuity 2016 on 28 October. The event showcases the work of final year undergraduate students from across the faculty. This year thousands of primary and high school students, as well as interested parties from industry and the general public, came along to see what the fuss was all about.
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In this article we look at five reasons why we need a new model for simulating rainfall.
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