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University of Adelaide appoints Professor Peter Høj as Vice-Chancellor

The University of Adelaide today announced it has appointed Professor Peter Høj AC as its new Vice-Chancellor and President for a five-year term, to commence on 8 February 2021.

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Don’t focus on genetic diversity to save our species

Scientists at the University of Adelaide have challenged the common assumption that genetic diversity of a species is a key indicator of extinction risk. 

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Research lab to advance how humans interact and live with autonomous systems

A new International Research Laboratory (IRL) being launched today will focus on humans-autonomous agents teaming: an area of research at the interface of artificial intelligence, computer science, engineering, technology, human factors and psychology.

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Pills face harshest space test yet

A batch of pills will be on its way into space where they will be placed on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS) to test how they withstand the full effects of zero gravity, extreme temperatures and some of the highest levels of radiation found beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Further action on cadmium needed for global food safety

An international group of leading fertiliser and soils experts have published a major review of the status of the toxic heavy metal cadmium in agricultural systems around the world.

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Events

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Elder Conservatorium Lunchtime Concert Series

Take a look back at all the incredible online concerts that were delivered by the Elder Conservatorium of Music in 2020.

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Professorial Lecture Series

Catch up and watch recordings of all the Professorial Lecture events in 2020.

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