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Experts available for holiday season

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Over the summer holiday season the following University of Adelaide researchers are happy to be approached for comment on their areas of expertise. The list has been organised into broad subject areas. Please see individual names to check their availability.

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SA Drought Hub announces appointment of Director

SA Drought Hub new Director Dr Stephen Lee

The South Australian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub has announced the appointment of the University of Adelaide’s Dr Stephen Lee as its Director.

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New treatment for leading cause of blindness in Australia

Professor Robert Casson examines a patient's eyes.

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a new treatment for the leading cause of blindness in people of working age in Australia.

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Superabsorption unlocks key to next generation quantum batteries

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Researchers at the University of Adelaide and their overseas partners have taken a key step in making quantum batteries a reality. They have successfully proved the concept of superabsorption, a crucial idea underpinning quantum batteries.

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New cohort on course to make history

Aleesa Harmse

Young achievers are embracing the next stage of their lives by taking up places in programs at the University of Adelaide that will set them up as leaders of the future. Demand for programs in core areas such as health remains strong, and the University continues to focus on catering for the need for professionals in cutting-edge hi-tech industries such as cyber security.

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Researchers discover a new approach to breaking bacterial antibiotic resistance and rescue frontline drug treatments

Dr Erin Brazel in the lab

Researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), The University of Queensland, Griffith University, The University of Adelaide, and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital (USA), have unlocked a key to making existing frontline antibiotics work again against the deadly bacteria that cause pneumonia.

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Partnership focuses on cutting-edge glass technology

Glass developed by IPAS for the image chamber of Coretec’s CSpace 3D volumetric display.

The University of Adelaide’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) has partnered with The Coretec Group, Inc. to develop a glass to be used in the US company’s CSpace, a 3D static volumetric display technology.  This project will be jointly funded by the University of Adelaide.

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Medical research funding to treat debilitating diseases

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The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $6.6 million in research grants from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) to support targeted research on new ways to treat chronic and life-limiting diseases.

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Older Australians beat the heat at home

Image of older person beating the heat at home

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a guide for older South Australians to help them to keep the temperature in their homes comfortable during summer and winter.

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Grants pave the way for further discovery

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Twenty-two grants totalling $10,189,703 have been awarded to University of Adelaide researchers from the Federal Government to further their work in diverse areas that will impact people’s lives in Australia and globally.

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