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Modern apes smarter than pre-humans

New research from the University of Adelaide suggests living great apes are smarter than our pre-human ancestor Australopithecus, a group that included the famous ‘Lucy’.

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Kaurna culture to be showcased in campus transformation

A Kaurna Learning Circle, Kaurna walk and a Heritage walk will become new features of the University of Adelaide’s iconic outdoor spaces in a transformation of the North Terrace campus.

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Expect problem gambling to worsen under reforms

Giving gamblers ready access to cash and allowing electronic gaming machines to accept banknotes will only worsen the situation for problem gamblers in South Australia.

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Blindness prevention pioneer is SA Australian of the Year

An eye surgeon who is among the University of Adelaide’s Distinguished Alumni has been named the SA Australian of the Year for 2020.

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Biodiverse soil dust linked to reduced anxiety

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found new evidence of a potentially broadly-acting microbial link between the health of ecosystems and the health of people.

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Events

15

Nov

Masterclass: Collective Impact with Dr Nonie Brennan

Join South Australia's latest Thinker in Residence: Dr Nonie Brennan, and the Don Dunstan Foundatioin in a discussion on how we can apply collective impact methodology to some of South Australia's most complex problems. 

19

Nov

Shark Tank eSchool Venture Showcase

Join us for a thrilling afternoon of competition as over 500 young South Australians pitch their ventures to SHARK TANK judge Steve Baxter After completing 4 months of tailored entrepreneurship training, Year 10 and 11 students from all over the State are in a frenzy to impress.

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