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News

11

Aug

Glimpse into the future with space makers

Join the leaders of the University of Adelaide’s internationally recognised Centre for Sustainable Planetary and Space Resources for an awe-inspiring glimpse into a future that’s literally out of this world.

6

Aug

Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals

Scientists from the University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum have collaborated with Otago University, New Zealand and a global team to sequence the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs.

6

Aug

Study sheds new light on vein formation in plants

An international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide, has found plant hormones known as strigolactones suppress the transportation of auxin, the main plant hormone involved in vein formation, so that vein formation occurs slower and with greater focus.

6

Aug

Management gender diversity essential in adversity

A study by an international team of researchers suggests that gender-balanced teams help businesses, especially in adverse times.

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Events

2

Aug

ASQ Live at Ukaria

Don't miss the Quartet-in-Residence at the University's Elder Conservatorium of Music's webseries, ASQ Live at UKARIA.

3

Aug

Community Legends Awards

Let’s champion the small things that made a difference during the COVID-19 crisis. Submit a nomination for Community Legends and help us celebrate the kindness and resilience shown by the University of Adelaide community. 

3

Aug

Homelessness Week Series

With housing issues at the forefront of people’s minds and unemployment levels rising, this year may be the most important Homelessness Week yet. Register now for The Don Dunstan Foundation's Homelessness Week 2020 Program of events.

3

Aug

Urrbrae House Tours

Urrbrae House welcomes you back to this historical and beautiful site, for free guided tours presented by University of Adelaide staff and volunteers. Various tour times available on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays.

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