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12 of the world’s most influential researchers

The University of Adelaide is proud home to a dozen of the world’s most influential researchers – they are named among the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 from the Web of Science Group.

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First detection of supernova extreme afterglow

A multinational team of researchers including scientists from the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that certain kinds of supernova explosions can emit gamma rays bursts of extreme energies that can be detected from the Earth’s surface.

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Shark Tank kids rise to the eSchool challenge

Five teams from the State’s secondary schools have been awarded prizes in the Shark Tank eSchool competition for their innovative entrepreneurial ideas.

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Uncovering the pathway to wine’s acidity

University of Adelaide wine researchers say their latest discovery may one day lead to winemakers being able to manipulate the acidity of wines without the costly addition of tartaric acid.

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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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Events

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Spring Awakening

The Elder Conservatorium of Music's Music Theatre students are performing in their first presentation, Spring Awakening. The winner of eight Tony Awards, Spring Awakening features music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Based on the 1890 play, the musical explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood.

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South Australian Music Awards

The University of Adelaide is proudly sponsoring the South Australian Music Awards on Friday 22 November in Bonython Hall. The Awards will feature the best and most iconic of the SA Music industry. Tickets are still available and can be purchased through Moshtix

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