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Use a Feedback Fruits group member evaluation

Work through the process of setting up a FeedbackFruits group member evaluation, configuring its grading, and seeing it from a student’s perspective.  Monday 19 August and Tuesday 27 August, 2–3 pm. Online.

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SA’s labour force participation likely to worsen

Adelaide CBD

Current pressures on South Australia’s labour force and housing markets are likely to worsen over the next few decades due to the rapid ageing of the population, according to economists from the University of Adelaide’s SA Centre for Economic Studies (SACES).

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New training centre to advance future quantum tech

Purple Chip

Almost $5 million has been awarded in funding to a training centre led by the University of Adelaide which will provide technical and leadership skills to the next generation of quantum technology leaders in biology, engineering, and physics.

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New research future on Kangaroo Island

University of Adelaide staff at the official opening of the new KI Research Facility

The University of Adelaide has partnered with the state government to build a state-of-the-art research facility on Kangaroo Island.

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First International Fellows spend time on campus

Dr David Ottaway, Dr Daniel Sigg, Associate Professor Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar and Associate Professor Russell Brewer.

The first International Fellows of 2024 have been spending time on campus at the University of Adelaide.

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Remarkable rehab gains for stroke survivors

RehabSwift in action

An innovative therapy may help stroke survivors regain more movement in their hands, with a University of Adelaide study finding patients experienced a reduction in arm and hand impairments following treatment.

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Ancient DNA uncovers dingo’s hidden heritage

Dingo jaw. Credit: Sally Wasef

A landmark collaborative study co-led by the University of Adelaide and QUT has revealed the distribution of modern dingoes across Australia pre-dates European colonisation and interventions like the dingo-proof fence.

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Legal experts consult community on land laws

SALRI Real Property Act 1886 team

The state’s laws regarding land transactions are being reviewed by the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), which is based at the University of Adelaide, with interested parties and individuals welcome to provide input.

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Our new right to disconnect from the workplace

Research Tuesdays

Employment and contract law expert Dr Gabrielle Golding will present her research the new right to disconnect for Australian employees at this month’s Research Tuesdays lecture.

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Funding to advance type 2 diabetes research

University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus

Two University of Adelaide projects have been awarded almost $2 million in funding to reduce the risk of heart failure from type 2 diabetes and investigate how low-calorie sweeteners interact with and contribute to the disease.

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