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PM’s Science Prize 2020 winner: Professor Peter Veitch

An artists impression of colliding black holes - Mark Myers

University of Adelaide’s Professor Peter Veitch is among four scientists who together have been awarded the country’s most prestigious award in scientific research, the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

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Space research centre renamed after Australia’s first astronaut

Andy Thomas

The Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources is the new title for the University of Adelaide centre spearheading how to optimise the sustainable use of off-Earth resources.

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University of Adelaide is home to world-leading researchers

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The University of Adelaide’s ability to attract talent to South Australia and nurture world-leading researchers has been further confirmed by the latest list of the world’s most influential researchers.

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Earthquake testing aims to protect Adelaide’s heritage

Professor Michael Griffith examining the test wall

Researchers are simulating the effects of an earthquake on historic buildings in a bid to protect Adelaide’s heritage.

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Exploring the origins of wine regionality

Wine glass in front of vineyards

The University of Adelaide is bringing together experts from around the world in a two-day virtual conference to discuss the science that creates and defines regionality in wine.

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Three Fellows elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences

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Three University of Adelaide researchers have been elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences.

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Are our soils healthy enough to grow our own food?

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University of Adelaide researchers at the Waite campus have surveyed soil health across the Adelaide region to uncover the potential for food crops to be grown in an urban environment.

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Shining a light on the issue of wine fraud

Ruchira Ranaweera in lab with Associate Professor David Jeffery

University of Adelaide wine researchers are developing a fast and simple method of authenticating wine – a potential solution against the estimated billions of dollars’ worth of wine fraud globally, but also offering a possible means of building regional branding.

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University of Adelaide and RCC to part ways

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The University of Adelaide and arts event RCC have concluded their arrangement, following two years of the event being held at the University’s North Terrace campus.

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Uni Adelaide appoints leading engineering scientist as Head of School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor Nelson Tansu

Professor Nelson Tansu, a US-based engineering scientist and inventor with an 18-year career of research excellence, has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Professor in Quantum Electronics at the University of Adelaide.

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