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Experts available for holiday season

Over the summer holiday season the following University of Adelaide researchers are happy to be approached for comment on their areas of expertise. The list has been organised into broad subject areas. Please see individual names to check their availability.

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Superabsorption unlocks key to next generation quantum batteries

Researchers at the University of Adelaide and their overseas partners have taken a key step in making quantum batteries a reality. They have successfully proved the concept of superabsorption, a crucial idea underpinning quantum batteries.

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New cohort on course to make history

Young achievers are embracing the next stage of their lives by taking up places in programs at the University of Adelaide that will set them up as leaders of the future. Demand for programs in core areas such as health remains strong, and the University continues to focus on catering for the need for professionals in cutting-edge hi-tech industries such as cyber security.

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Researchers discover a new approach to breaking bacterial antibiotic resistance and rescue frontline drug treatments

Researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), The University of Queensland, Griffith University, The University of Adelaide, and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital (USA), have unlocked a key to making existing frontline antibiotics work again against the deadly bacteria that cause pneumonia.

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Partnership focuses on cutting-edge glass technology

The University of Adelaide’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) has partnered with The Coretec Group, Inc. to develop a glass to be used in the US company’s CSpace, a 3D static volumetric display technology.  This project will be jointly funded by the University of Adelaide.

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News in brief

Medical research funding boost has wide impact

University of Adelaide experts have been awarded more than $1.9 million to pursue medical research that will improve the lives of people such as young Aboriginal women, high-risk COVID-19 groups and cancer sufferers.

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Medal recognises research achievement and support for mathematics

The University of Adelaide’s Professor Mathai Varghese FAA from the School of Mathematical Sciences, has today Tuesday, 7 December, been awarded the George Szekeres Medal by the Australian Mathematical Society.

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EchidnaCSI recognised as a top Citizen of Science

The University of Adelaide’s Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) has received the Citizen Science Award for Outstanding Science at the inaugural awards for Citizen Science Projects in South Australia.

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Events

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Research Tuesdays

Catch up on the Research Tuesdays events from 2021. 

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The Discovery Pod

Welcome to The Discovery Pod, where we talk to leading experts from the University of Adelaide about solutions to society's most pressing challenges. 

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