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Friday, 22 August 2014

On the hunt for dark matter in Adelaide

New University of Adelaide Future Fellow Dr Martin White is starting a research project that has the potential to redirect the experiments of thousands of physicists around the world who are trying to identify the nature of dark matter.

Dr White is developing new computational (data mining) techniques that will allow him to analyse an extensive range of particle physics and astrophysics data from global experiments and test the various models of dark matter.

"If you put together everything we know about the Universe, only about 4% is normal matter - the rest is dark matter and dark energy," says Dr White, from the University's School of Chemistry and Physics. "Following the discovery of the Higgs Boson two years ago, dark matter remains the biggest problem in fundamental physics. [Full Story]

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Friday, 22 August 2014

New Laureate Fellow to map genetic human history

University of Adelaide Ancient DNA researcher Professor Alan Cooper has been awarded a prestigious Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship. [Full Story]

Thursday, 21 August 2014

World-first conference on indigenous oral health

The University of Adelaide is hosting the first conference in the world dedicated solely to the critical issue of indigenous people's oral health. [Full Story]

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Research into building blocks of conception earns award

A University of Adelaide researcher will have her work highlighted with an award at a major national conference this weekend. [Full Story]

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Program for budding entrepreneurs launched today

Students looking to turn their research into a viable business venture can now receive dedicated support with the launch of the ThIncLab. [Full Story]

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140 Books: 1874-2014
Monday, 11 August 2014 - Sunday, 28 September 2014
Rare Books & Special Collections, Level 1, Barr Smith Library

Evenings at Elder Hall - Wind Symphony
Saturday, 23 August 2014, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Elder Hall

Four in 40 Seminar: What is the outlook for SA's water dependent ecosystems?
Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
Flinders Street Baptist Church Hall 65 Flinders St.

Cultural Oration- University Libraries: A Precious Resource
Thursday, 28 August 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Ira Raymond Room, Level 3, Hub Central, North Terrace

Lunchtimes at Elder Hall - Piano Recital
Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm
Elder Hall

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