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A brighter, greener future for industry

Industrial greening

Join one of Australia’s leading authorities on clean energy technology who will explain how heavy industry can reduce its pollutants so that global emissions targets can be met.

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High CO2 to slow tropical fish move to cooler waters

A Moorish idol fish

A new study from the University of Adelaide shows that the ocean acidification predicted under continuing high CO2 emissions may make cooler, temperate waters less welcoming.

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Burnside bins to lead in understanding food waste

wheelie bins

University of Adelaide researchers are about to dive deep into green, red and yellow household bins in the City of Burnside to understand food waste behaviour through micro-auditing the contents and tracking seasonal variations.

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Greater COVID-19 consultation needed to avoid economic losses

hotel room

The University of Adelaide’s SA Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) is urging the State Government to consider a more consultative approach with industry in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid the disruption and losses by the hotel sector.

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University of Adelaide appoints Professor Peter Høj as Vice-Chancellor

Peter Hoj

The University of Adelaide today announced it has appointed Professor Peter Høj AC as its new Vice-Chancellor and President for a five-year term, to commence on 8 February 2021.

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Virtual careers precinct sparks student interest

Virtual Careers Precinct

Avatars and gaming will help guide students through education pathways into industry in a new virtual careers precinct. It will encourage students into STEM and help them discover more opportunities as part of the workforce of the future.

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Sia Furler Institute appoints its first Artist-in-Residence

Jon Lemon in mixing booth

One of the world’s leading live-sound music engineers has become the first Artist-in Residence at the University of Adelaide’s Sia Furler Institute of Contemporary Music and Media.

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Uni of Adelaide student named Young Australian of the Year

Isobel Marshall

The University of Adelaide congratulates social entrepreneur and University of Adelaide medical student Isobel Marshall for being named Young Australian of the Year for 2021.

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Fish sex organs boosted under high-CO2

Triplefin fish near underwater vent

Research from the University of Adelaide has found that some species of fish will have higher reproductive capacity because of larger sex organs, under the more acidic oceans of the future.

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Clamping down on abuse of Powers of Attorney

Signing a legal document

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is recommending changes to South Australian law and practice regarding Powers of Attorney.

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