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South Australian Omicron COVID-19 booster vaccine starting human trials

A cutting-edge DNA vaccine designed by University of Adelaide researchers and manufactured in South Australia targeting the highly-transmissible Omicron COVID-19 variant – and can be easily adapted to future variants – is starting human trials this week.



Rare Kangaroo Island dunnart under threat from feral cats

A study involving researchers from the University of Adelaide has found that feral cats are putting the critically endangered Kangaroo Island dunnart – a small, mouse-sized marsupial found only on Kangaroo Island – to the brink of extinction.



Riverland bootcamp boosts AgTech innovation

Innovative AgTech ideas will be at the forefront of a bootcamp in the heart of South Australia’s Riverland that brings together the best minds from local businesses, agriculture and schools.



Plant power: the future of sustainability

We know plants are powerful, but are they powerful enough to be the future of sustainability solutions?





Face to Face: Embracing Portraiture

A rare opportunity to see highlights of the University’s portrait collection, "Face to Face" presents artworks by acclaimed Australian artists. As the centrepiece, a new portrait depicting Kaurna Elder, Uncle Rodney O’Brien, will be displayed for the first time. The exhibition also includes researcher stories about the human face.



Disrupting pathways into family violence

Please join us for the Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) forum. This forum will cover the Epidemiology – who is caught up in family violence, what are their characteristics, causal pathways into family violence – the accumulating evidence regarding the role of early-life trauma and what this means for Effective individual, family and community-based strategies.



JMCCCP Presents Bedtime Stories: Writers on writing about the biggest subject of them all

When writer Chloe Hooper’s partner was diagnosed with an aggressive illness, she needed to tell her young sons. In Bedtime Story, she asks whether such news can be broken as a bedtime tale. In his memoir-in-progress, The Cancer Finishing School, writer and doctor Peter Goldsworthy considers his own cancer diagnosis through stories from patients who had been there first. Heather Taylor Johnson guides a conversation with Hooper and Goldsworthy about the biggest subject of them all.



Miyawaki Miniforests and Smart Green Networks

This event will share Australian, Japanese, and global expertise on biodiverse urban forestry. The event is hosted by Adelaide University and Kyushu University and is timed to coincide with celebrations for Adelaide’s recent listing as a National Park City.