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Ingenuity 2019

Ingenuity 2019

Ingenuity is an annual Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences event which features a range of interactive, STEM-focused activities and projects developed by our final year students.

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Centre to unlock future of space exploration

For Engagement eNews October, a story about the new centre of space exploration. Pictured: Sustainable in-situ resource utilisation: the key to living in space.

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.

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Local boost for agtech, food and wine start-ups

For Engagement eNews October 2019, photo of Hon David Pisoni MP at the launch of ThincLab Waite

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.

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Widening scope of education through online learning

From Engagement eNews October of Pearson Partnership launch. Pictured: Professor Philippa Levy, Pro Vice-Chancellor – Student Learning; David Barnett, Managing Director – Asia Pacific, Pearson; Hon John Gardner MP, South Australian Minister for Education; Professor Peter Rathjen AO, Vice-Chancellor and President.

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. 

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Joint research partnership set to grow primary industries in South Australia


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. 

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Indigenous students engineer careers

Indigenous students engineer careers

Twenty nine young Indigenous students from across Australia immersed themselves in the world of renewable energy, race car engineering and structural engineering in early-July as part of a partnership between Santos and the University of Adelaide.

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How do we meet our climate change targets?

climate change

In April the University of Adelaide held an event that explored options for Australia to meet its climate change targets.

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New University Strategic Partnerships

Strategic partnerships

The University of Adelaide has recently signed partnership agreements with Wine Australia and SARDI.

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Plant & food research established at Waite campus

From left to right: Hon Tim Whetstone MP, SA Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development; Mr Sam Duluk MP, Member for Waite; Professor Peter Rathjen, Vice-Chancellor and President, The University of Adelaide; Professor Caroline McMillen, SA Chief Scientist; Dr Gavin Ross, Group General Manager, Marketing and Innovation, Plant & Food Research; Hon David Ridgway MLC, SA Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.

Science and Innovation company Plant & Food Research Australia is establishing a base at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus.

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