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News

27

Mar

New world’s best practice for COVID-19 prevention and control

New recommendations for best practice for infection prevention and control in healthcare settings, to help stop the spread of COVID-19, have been developed by the University of Adelaide’s JBI, an international research organisation in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

27

Mar

Neanderthals and modern humans more similar than thought

University of Adelaide researchers are questioning the behavioural gap once thought to separate Neanderthals from contemporaneous Homo sapiens groups after uncovering new evidence about Neanderthal subsistence strategies, in a paper published in Science today.

19

Mar

Precision Mirrors Poised to Improve Sensitivity of Gravitational Wave Detectors

Researchers have developed a new type of deformable mirror that could increase the sensitivity of ground-based gravitational wave detectors.

17

Mar

Malaria finding may pave way for drug development

Scientists from the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have identified a key protein that controls malaria parasite entry into host red blood cells. 

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Events

30

Mar

A Twilight Concert at Urrbrae House

The extraordinary bassoonist Mark Gaydon together with two of Australia's finest musicians, Celia Craig and Kristian Chong, will present works by Carl Maria von Weber, Francis Poulenc and Eugene Bourdeau.

2

Apr

AdMental 2020

Gruen-style showdown AdMental aims to harness the power of media to promote an important message: mental health is just as important as physical health.

3

Apr

SA Challenge

The SA Challenge offers the chance for University of Adelaide students to participate in an intervarsity tournament with our friends Flinders University, the University of South Australia and Torrens University! 

5

Apr

Free Guided Tour of Urrbrae house

Visitors will enjoy viewing one of the most significant private houses built in South Australia while learning about the history of Peter Waite and his family.

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