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Attack the week with Monday Morning Mile

To combat the sentiment that Mondays should be approached gently, the University of Adelaide’s Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology, Kevin Dutton, is encouraging people to get out of bed and attack the week head on.

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Laser light puts health diagnoses a breath away

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have brought medical diagnoses via breath analysis a step closer with proof-of-concept testing of the technology.

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University of Adelaide marks 150 years with first-ever Kaurna Day: Honouring the past, building our future together

As the University of Adelaide celebrates its 150th year, a new tradition emerges: Kaurna Day - Tirkanthi - Ngutu - Taikurrinthi (Learning – Knowledge - Be united together), a free public event dedicated to honouring the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians of Adelaide and the Adelaide plains.

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Top teachers lead the education of more resilient professionals

Three University of Adelaide academics - Associate Professor Michelle McArthur (School of Animal and Veterinary Science); Dr Thomas Wanner (School of Social Science); and Dr Walter Barbieri (School of Education) - have been named as top teachers in the 2023 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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Australian Universities Accord report

Following the release of the comprehensive Australian Universities Accord report on Sunday 25 February the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia will carefully consider the recommendations and their implications for the nation’s higher education sector.

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News in brief

Rainy day ice age in the global south

An international study of the mineral deposits in stalactites in South Australia’s Naracoorte Caves, has shed new light on climate conditions in the Southern Hemisphere during ice ages.

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University’s Quartet in Residence dazzles in Amsterdam

The Australian String Quartet is taking to the stage across Europe this month with its first performance at the International String Quartet Biennale in Amsterdam this week.

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Women innovators helping to change the world

University of Adelaide women researchers have been recognised for their outstanding work at this year’s Women in Innovation Awards.

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Events

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Feb

Early Years Group Music Class

Start your child's musical journey with specialised group classes, led by a skilled educator from the Elder Conservatorium of Music. 15 February to 28 March, 10.15-11 am. Elder Conservatorium of Music, North Terrace campus. Tickets

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Feb

Adelaide Festival: Blue

An outstanding first play by rising star Thomas Weatherall, Blue dives deep into the beauty, joy and pain of growing up. Performances until Saturday 16 March.

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