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“I’m still alive because of it”: Cancer survivor’s research request

Photo of Jacqui and her daughter Evie.

An Adelaide mother who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 37 has urged people to dig deep to support cancer research, saying she wouldn’t be here today if not for science and her young daughter.

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An international collaboration to protect elderly from heatwaves

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

A team from the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health will develop a public health warning system for heatwaves in China, supported by a grant from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s National Foundation for Australia-China Relations.

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Gene could unlock big wheat yields for a growing population

Two images of a wheat spike. The top image is a spike from an alog1 mutant, with additional spikelets highlighted in pink. The bottom image is a normal spike from a plant without the edited gene.

A study from the University of Adelaide has discovered molecular pathways regulated by a gene traditionally used to control wheat-flowering behaviour could be altered to achieve greater yields.

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Epigenetics leader feted with fellowship

Jose Polo

Award winning director of the Adelaide Centre for Epigenetics Professor Jose Polo has been recognised by his peers and elected into the Australian Academy of Science Fellowship.

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University of Adelaide heart specialist receives US honour

Photo of Professor Prash Sanders

Highly respected University of Adelaide heart specialist Professor Prash Sanders has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Clinical Scientist of the Year Award from the Heart Rhythm Society in the United States.

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Oration focuses on economic inequality

Danielle Wood

The role of the government policy in economic inequality will be addressed at the University of Adelaide’s 2024 Hugh Stretton Oration.

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Improving palliative care for more South Australians

A couple sitting on a couch looking at a device credit Marcus Aurelius

Researchers from the University of Adelaide are seeking participants in a study they hope will improve palliative care in South Australia and help extend its reach across the state, especially in regional SA and underserved communities.

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Sleepout to raise funds for new wave of homelessness

Noel Lindsay

University of Adelaide Professor Noel Lindsay and University Senior College Principal Anita Zocchi will be taking part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout to raise funds for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Australia. 

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Vibrant voices speak from the south

JM Coetzee

The University of Adelaide is launching Speaking from the South, a unique multi-day public event and gathering of some of the world's most celebrated writers and thinkers from the southern hemisphere.  

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Response to YouX Statement

Barr Smith Library

The University of Adelaide rejects all forms of hate and prejudice, including antisemitism, Islamophobia and other forms of racism and religious intolerance.

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