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Global leaders unite for World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day

Seven global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, including the University of Adelaide’s JBI, have joined forces to raise awareness for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making to improve global health outcomes.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Plant power: the future of sustainability

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

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News in brief

Professors sleepout for a good cause

Three University of Adelaide Professors are participating in the 2022 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on the streets of Adelaide. They are three of the many leaders from business, community and government who are sleeping outside without shelter on one of the longest nights of the year.

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The untapped workforce potential of refugee women

This Refugee Week (19-25 June), a new report highlights need for a national refugee employment strategy to better allow women from refugee background to contribute to Australia’s labour market.

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Australian Navy commendation for University’s DNA experts

Experts from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) have been commended by the Chief of the Navy Australia for their part in identifying the only crew member ever recovered from the sinking of HMAS Sydney.

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Events

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Jun

Research Tuesday

Catch up on the Research Tuesdays events from 2021. 

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Jun

Friends of the Library Discovery event - Cheryl Hoskin on one of the Library's most beautiful rare books

Discover one of the Library’s most beautiful rare books with Cheryl Hoskin: Berthe Hoola van Nooten’s Fleurs fruits et feuillages choisis de l’ile de Java, published in 1880.

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