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Friday, 25 July 2014

New system to detect mercury in water systems

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers.

Published in the journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, the research team outlined its innovative optical sensing system suitable for detecting low levels of mercury at the site of interest.

"Mercury has been accumulating in the natural environment since the start of industrialisation and there are worldwide concerns about potential human health and environmental effects," says project leader Dr Abel Santos, Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow with the University's School of Chemical Engineering. [Full Story]

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Thursday, 24 July 2014

New hope for powdery mildew resistant barley

New research has opened the way for the development of new lines of barley with resistance to powdery mildew. [Full Story]

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Uni of Adelaide awarded record 11 new Future Fellowships

The University of Adelaide has been awarded a record number of Australian Research Council's (ARC) Future Fellowships. [Full Story]

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Midwives can deliver improved health literacy to patients

Researchers have shown new technologies such as smart phone apps may be an effective way of improving health outcomes for mothers and babies. [Full Story]

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Good leadership the key to country town economies

Why do some country towns survive and thrive, while others decline and die? [Full Story]

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Evenings at Elder Hall - Schubertiade
Saturday, 26 July 2014, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Elder Hall

Elder Perspectives - Alban Gerhardt
Sunday, 27 July 2014, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Elder Hall

Cultural Symposium: An Introduction to Speaking Kaurna
Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ira Raymond Room, Level 3, Hub Central

Lunchtimes at Elder Hall - Zephyr Quartet
Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm
Elder Hall

NO MAN'S LAND by Harold Pinter
Saturday, 2 August 2014 - Saturday, 16 August 2014, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Little Theatre (The Cloisters), North Terrace Campus

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