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Breakthrough in Zika virus vaccine

Zika is a mosquito-transmitted ‘flavivirus’ which can cause microcephaly.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease. 

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eChallenge winner streamlines honey harvest

eChallenge winners

An innovative way of pinpointing when honey will be ready to harvest has won top awards at this year’s Australian eChallenge awards. The wining concept, named Beecognition, has won its creators $16,000 in prize money plus over $5,000 worth of expert guidance from business consultants.

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New leadership for Uni of Adelaide’s international engagement

Jacqueline Lo

The University of Adelaide has today announced the appointment of a senior academic leader to drive its international strategy, partnerships and engagement.

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Major breakthrough for leukaemia treatment

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia.

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

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Investors inject $45 million into SA health and biotech industry

health and biotech

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

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$9 million of research targets major health issues

Goodman cres

University of Adelaide led projects have received $9,401,459 to investigate a range of health issues such as how low-calorie sweeteners affect people with type 2 diabetes, using bioengineered tissue to rebuild eyes and the effectiveness of water fluoridation as a public health initiative.

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One in three Australian adults has untreated tooth decay

Almost one quarter of adults rated their oral health as fair or poor, and one in five adults experienced toothache.

A third of Australian adults aged 15 years or more has untreated tooth decay, results of a national oral health study led by the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at the University of Adelaide show.

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Young Uni of Adelaide innovator named in Asia-Pacific Top 20

Innovators Under 35

A University of Adelaide researcher, whose work could help revolutionise battery technology, has been given global recognition by being chosen as an MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35.

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Symposium focuses on hot cities

Adelaide heat map

Adelaide – and cities around the world – are facing similar challenges: higher population density, reduced open spaces, rising urban heat, increasing need for cooling to combat the heat, and urban pollution.

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Decriminalisation not deregulation for SA abortion laws

Scales of Justice

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide has recommended major changes to South Australian abortion laws in its report to the Attorney General published today.

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