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Uni of Adelaide staff and graduates at forefront of Australia Day awards

Dr James Muecke

The University of Adelaide congratulates eye surgeon and blindness prevention pioneer Dr James Muecke, AM, for being named the Australian of the Year for 2020.

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Nationwide diabetes study enters next stage

Professor Jenny Couper

The Environmental Determinants of Islet Autoimmunity (ENDIA) Study into the causes of type 1 diabetes has entered its next phase. 1500 children who have a first-degree relative with type 1 diabetes will be followed for three years from the pregnancy.

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New evidence for protective role of Vitamin D in breast cancer in Pakistani women

Vitamin D supplements

A new study supports scientific literature that deficient levels of serum vitamin D may contribute to breast cancer and its correction may play a role in protection against breast cancer.

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Study results will inform immunisation programs globally

B Part of It study

The results of the B Part of It study – the largest meningococcal B herd immunity study ever conducted – are published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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University of Adelaide to open new campus in Melbourne

Kaplan students in Melbourne

Students interested in studying in Melbourne will now have the opportunity to receive a quality University of Adelaide education by studying at the University’s newest campus.

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eDNA techniques to transform subterranean environmental assessment

a subterranean crustacea

A new project is set to transform understanding of the impact of mining on Australian subterranean species.

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Rethinking interactions with mental health patients

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New research overturns the belief that people with severe mental illness are incapable of effective communication with their psychiatrist, and are able to work together with them to achieve better outcomes for themselves.

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Technology to transform vineyard management

Vines with pink ribbons attached

Helping grapegrowers optimise their irrigation water use will be one of the first outcomes of a $5 million digital technologies project supporting on-farm decision making for winegrape production.

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United front to Beat Cancer

Doctor looking in microscope

Two up-and-coming young researchers from the University of Adelaide and SAHMRI are major beneficiaries of the latest round of Cancer Council SA’s Beat Cancer Project funding.

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Students have sights set on Uni of Adelaide for 2020

Students on campus

The University of Adelaide continues to experience upswings in interest from domestic and international students, amid a shrinking local market and increased competition for higher education.

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