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Non-invasive IVF research nets Young Tall Poppy award

Dr Kylie Dunning

Dr Kylie Dunning has won the 2020 SA Young Tall Poppy Science Award for her research into improving IVF techniques using non-invasive methods.

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Year 11 pathway gives thousands entry to university

Goodman cres

More than 2000 Australian students will today be offered a place at the University of Adelaide in 2021 based on their Year 11 performance thanks to an alternative pathway created in response to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Free public lecture: Mental health of young Australians

Child looking at laptop

Who has responsibility for the mental health of young Australians?

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Research shows potential of gene editing in barley

barley

An international team of plant scientists have shown the potential to rapidly improve the quality of barley grain through a genetic tool known as CRISPR or gene editing.

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Climate change threatens Komodo dragons

Komodo dragon

The world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, could be driven to extinction by climate change unless significant measures to intervene are taken soon.

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Food scientist is advisor on plant-based meat

Professor Martin Cole

The University of Adelaide’s internationally recognised food scientist, Professor Martin Cole, has joined Australian plant-based meat startup v2food as its new Chief Scientific Advisor.

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Helping future-proof the wine sector

Wine grapes

Winegrape growers around the world will be better able to navigate future global markets and the impacts of climate change with a new book available free online.

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COVID-19 shines global spotlight on evidence-based healthcare

The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted more than ever the need for the best available evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision-making in order to improve health outcomes globally. 

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Uncovering the science of Indigenous fermentation

Cider gum

Australian wine scientists are shedding scientific light on the processes underlying traditional practices of Australian Aboriginal people to produce fermented beverages.

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2020-21 English Premier League - winners and losers

The English Premier League predictions

Liverpool, who won last year’s English Premier League (EPL), has a 30.1% chance of coming top of this year’s season according to the University of Adelaide’s Professor Steve Begg. Manchester City’s most likely place to finish is also number one, but with a lower probability (27.2%) than Liverpool. Fulham and West Ham are most likely to be relegated, with Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion and Brighton also fighting to avoid the drop.

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