Glenthorne National Park has taken a major step closer to becoming a reality, with the official transfer of land from the University of Adelaide to the State Government now signed.
A new centre at the University of Adelaide will focus on solving the challenge of making long-term space exploration viable.
The new Centre for Sustainable Planetary and Space Resources will bring together experts who will develop ways to sustainably use resources in space.
South Australian Minister for Innovation and Skills Hon David Pisoni MP recently launched the the University of Adelaide's ThincLab Waite, Adelaide's first and only incubator dedicated to start-ups in the agtech, food innovation and wine sectors.
In September, the Deputy Premier and Attorney General The Hon Vickie Chapman MP launched the University's inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), Yangadlitya ('For The Future').
The University of Adelaide will educate thousands of additional students online in the next five years thanks to a new partnership with the world's leading learning company, Pearson. The partnership was officially launched in October by South Australian Minister for Education, Hon John Gardner MP.
The University of Adelaide and the State Government have officially launched a significant partnership between the University and Primary Industries and Regions SA's research division, the South Australian Research and Development Institute.
SA Minister for Energy and Mining Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan helped break ground on a new solar panel farm at the University of Adelaide's Roseworthy Campus. The 1.2 MW solar panel farm will be integrated with a 420kw/1200kWh battery and microgrid and will supply over 40% of the campus' energy requirements.
Every year more than 1200 student volunteers contribute 28,000 hours of their time and skills for the University community. This year during National Student Volunteer Week we celebrated and thanked them for their efforts with a special afternoon tea with The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of Adelaide, Ms Sandy Verschoor.
Researchers at the University's Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research are part of a team researching how housing disadvantage is increasing mental health burden. A recent systematic review of the evidence showed housing disadvantage is harmful for mental health and its effects remain well after housing situations are improved.