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Adelaide Festival 2022 program launched on campus

Dr George Duncan

The Adelaide Festival program for 2022 has been launched on the University of Adelaide’s North Terrace campus.

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Celebrating ten years of SA law reforms

Scales of Justice

For the past ten years the work of the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) has led to landmark changes to the state’s laws. Today, Tuesday 26 October, SALRI’s work, which has benefitted many sectors of the community, is being celebrated at a reception hosted by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia.

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Student-developed technology aids future society

Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton that aids people with mobility problems, a six-legged bioinspired robot paired with a laser scanner for vision and drones, one of which can help clear power lines and another that could be used to monitor bushfires, are some of the projects on display at Ingenuity.

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Health experts recognised for research impact

Professor Helen Marshall and Dr Trudy Lin

The University of Adelaide’s Professor Helen Marshall and Dr Trudy Lin have been recognised as South Australia’s 2022 Australian of the Year and Young Australian of the Year respectively.

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The marvels of AI change the face of film

Action scene from Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) joined forces with Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) to create visual effects using artificial intelligence for Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

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Hidden costs of global illegal wildlife trade

a sulcata tortoise

An international team of experts, including researchers from the University of Adelaide, has highlighted that the illegal and unsustainable global wildlife trade has bigger ramifications on our everyday lives than you might think.

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The history of one of the most influential schools of Western Desert painting

Sunfly Tjamptitjin, untitled, 1982

The history of the Balgo art movement, one of the most vibrant and influential schools of Western Desert painting, has now been told in a new book, Balgo: Creating Country, by Professor John Carty, Head of Humanities at the South Australian Museum and Director of the University of Adelaide’s National Centre for Aboriginal Language and Music Studies (NCALMS).

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Examining Earth’s oldest complex fossils using AI

Fossil beds with arrows indicating presence of fossilised matgrounds

A NASA grant of more than US$ 300,000 (AUD $410,000) has been awarded to an international team led by Distinguished Professor Mary Droser from the University of California–Riverside and Associate Professor Diego C. García-Bellido from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, and the South Australian Museum.

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Business tool reduces risk of implementing AI tech

Business and AI

Companies exploring artificial intelligence (AI) to adapt their business operations now have a risk management tool to help them manage new potential workplace health and safety (WHS) risks when introducing and using the technology.

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Project models ammonia fertiliser supply chain impact

Decentralised fertiliser production

Two models of the supply chain of green fertiliser from producers to farms is the focus of a project by University of Adelaide students. Their models show emissions caused by the supply chain and highlight that fertiliser must be manufactured closer to where it is consumed.

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