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University of Adelaide community recognised in Australia Day honours

The University of Adelaide congratulates members of its community recognised in the 2023 Australia Day honours list.

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Discovering the public’s desires and dreams about the future

A new collaborative project focusing on how, in what ways, and by whom 'the future' is imagined has been launched by The University of Adelaide and the Don Dunstan Foundation.

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There’s something fishy about flake sold in South Australia

It is a popular takeaway choice at fish and chip shops, but new research has revealed threatened species of shark are being sold as flake at some outlets across South Australia.

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Manufacturing advances bring material back in vogue

One of the world’s most important artificial materials is back in vogue because scientists are harnessing its properties for new and diverse future applications such as space navigation and farming.

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Growing houses: hempcrete could be the answer to building supply shortages

Houses made from hemp grown in South Australia could be the next sustainable solution to the nation’s building supplies crisis.

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News in brief

Taskforce tackles uncontrolled blood pressure

A leading academic general practitioner from the University of Adelaide with a strong interest and track record in cardiovascular health has been included on a new National Hypertension Taskforce that wants to double blood pressure (BP) control rates in Australia by 2030.

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Portal provides access to sustainability capabilities

The University of Adelaide’s Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) has launched an online portal that will assist its stakeholders to access the University’s sustainability-related capabilities.

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Multifaceted approach to combat snails in grain crops

A new $4.6 million national research project led by the University of Adelaide in collaboration with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), is set to provide Australian grain growers with new tools and management techniques to combat snails, aiming to minimise losses and improve market opportunities for affected crops.

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Events

30

Jan

Judo4Kids Term 1

Adelaide University Judo Club are running a 10 session fun-filled program for children 6 to 10+ years old. Children learn skills for falling safely, agility, balance, coordination as well as discipline, friendship and respect. Register here.

13

Feb

Annual Meeting of the University Community 2023

On Monday 13 February 2023, the University Council will convene the Annual Meeting of the University Community comprising the staff, students and graduates of the University. The meeting is your opportunity to ask questions about your University and to hear from the Vice-Chancellor and the Chancellor.

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