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Making good from agricultural and food waste

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Researchers at the University of Adelaide have identified a ‘greener’ process for extracting health-promoting molecules found in agricultural and food waste, which can be repurposed in products such as skincare and pharmaceuticals.

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New centre to train experts in crop resilience

Associate Professor Stuart Roy

University of Adelaide experts are part of a new research centre that will train the next generation of scientists to develop more resilient crops.

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Life-saving meningococcal B vaccination program continues indefinitely

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South Australia's world-leading Meningococcal B Immunisation Program will continue indefinitely after proving it’s been incredibly effective at preventing the illness in high-risk age groups thanks to research at the University of Adelaide.

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Regional opportunities spark interest from legal minds

Law students in Port Pirie

Students from Adelaide Law School recently visited regional South Australia to find out about career opportunities that are sometimes overlooked by law graduates.

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Showcasing the creativity of our future workforce

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A team of University of Adelaide students has produced a new festival, which fuses technology and art, for South Australia.

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Slow vaccine roll-out could deepen economic scars

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While South Australia’s economy is recovering strongly, the slow vaccine roll-out is a significant threat to the nation’s ongoing ability to weather the long-term effects of the pandemic. Some sectors of the economy will be scarred by the effects of prolonged border closures.

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Stopping illegal trade of Aussie lizards

Shingleback lizard seized by Australian authorities

Australian reptiles face serious conservation threats from illegal poaching fueled by international demand and the exotic pet trade.

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New training centre focuses on optimising mining

Zeqi Li

A new training centre will deliver the next generation of scientists and engineers in sensors, data analytics and artificial intelligence to increase value in the mining and processing of complex resources.

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Experts refute River Murray estuary claims

Hume Dam (formally Hume Weir) is the main supply storage and one of the two major headwater storages for the River Murray system.

A team of scientists, led by the University of Adelaide’s Associate Professor John Tibby, has confirmed that the lower River Murray was not an estuary in the mid-Holocene period (more than 7000 years ago) – reinforcing scientific evidence likely to influence important river management policy decisions.

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Optical imaging and battery technology focus for Laureates

Barr Smith Library

Two University of Adelaide scientists have been awarded prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships by the Australian Research Council. Professor Kishan Dholakia will undertake research into wide-field optical imaging and Professor Zaiping Guo will work on pushing the boundaries of battery technology.

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