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A mountainous mystery uncovered in SA’s pink sands

Pink Sand Garnet at Innes National Park credit University of Adelaide

Deposits of deep-pink sand washing up on South Australian shores shed new light on when the Australian tectonic plate began to subduct beneath the Pacific plate, as well as the presence of previously unknown ancient Antarctic mountains.

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Australians living longer, but in need of more support

Three people sit as one holds a stress ball

A study of pre-Covid-19 health data found Australians over 70 were living longer, but their impact on the healthcare industry is increasing, according to research by the University of Adelaide.

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University of Adelaide community members honoured

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

More than 20 members of the University of Adelaide community have been awarded King’s Birthday honours, recognising exceptional contributions to their fields of expertise.

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Limits to access emergency pill

Emergency contraceptive pill

The accessibility of first-line oral emergency contraceptives in Australian community pharmacies is problematic – with a national survey finding almost one-third reporting they do not stock the ulipristal acetate pill that has been recommended by medical authorities.

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Exploring cyber data collection

Cyber Security Research Tuesday

Cyber data collection will be the focus of this month’s University of Adelaide Research Tuesday event, featuring criminology experts Dr Russell Brewer, Dr Katie Logos and internationally recognised legal expert Dr Colette Langos.

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Timing key for type 2 diabetes drug performance

A medical professional gives a patient a finger-prick test.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide could be closer to discovering a better way to use metformin, a common type 2 diabetes medication.

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We spend more with cashless payments

Cashless payment

A study by researchers from the University of Adelaide has found that when using cashless methods of payment, individuals tend to spend more when purchasing.

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Interactive map of SA colonial encounters launches

South Australian Drawings

A new interactive story map that explores colonial encounters in South Australia between Aboriginal peoples and European settlers has launched last week.

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University goes up in QS world ranking

Goodman cres

The University of Adelaide has continued to improve its placings in the 2025 QS World University Ranking, moving up seven places this year.

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MoU reaffirms cooperation on health and AI

University of Adelaide and Aurecon Group sign a MoU

The University of Adelaide and Aurecon Group have marked a significant milestone in their relationship, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

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