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Friday, 19 December 2014

What we've learnt from the Boxing Day tsunami

Much has been learnt from the devastating experience of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, and it's had lasting benefits for disaster management plans in Australia, according to forensic staff from the University of Adelaide.

The disaster on 26 December 2004 resulted in an estimated 230,000 deaths and affected parts of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, the Maldives and other countries. Speaking in the lead up to next week's 10th anniversary of the tsunami, staff at the University of Adelaide who played key roles in the aftermath have recalled their experiences and the lessons learned.

Among the University of Adelaide staff who attended the disaster zone in Phuket, Thailand to help identify victims of the tsunami were Dr Helen James, Director of Forensic Odontology at the University, and forensic pathologist Dr Calle Winskog, who was with the Swedish contingent at the time and is now an Associate Professor with the University's School of Medical Sciences. [Full Story]

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

South Australia home to nation-leading Cluster Observatory

South Australia is now home to a nation-leading hub for business information sharing. [Full Story]

Monday, 15 December 2014

Nuclear should be in the energy mix for biodiversity

Leading conservation scientists from around the world have called for a substantial role for nuclear power in future energy-generating scenarios in order to mitigate climate change and protect biodiversity. [Full Story]

Friday, 12 December 2014

Social skills training needed for people with depression

People with depression should receive specific training and treatment in how to interpret and act in social situations. [Full Story]

Friday, 12 December 2014

Australian Ebola case risk reducing, yet remains

A new study has quantified the risk of Ebola importation to Australia over the next six months. [Full Story]

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Change of Preference event
Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Flentje lecture theatre, North Terrace campus

Science Experience 2015
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - Friday, 23 January 2015
North Terrace & Roseworthy Campuses

Research Tuesdays Seminar Series - Far from the Car
Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace Campus

O'Week 2015
Monday, 23 February 2015 - Friday, 27 February 2015
North Terrace campus

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