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ARC funds seven University of Adelaide projects

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Seven University of Adelaide researchers have collectively been awarded more than $5.7 million from the Federal Government to advance their work in diverse areas including ice shelf disintegration, medical image datasets, organ donation, and the evolution of pest species.

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World’s top 100 for Computer Science at Uni of Adelaide

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Computer science students at the University of Adelaide are now studying at one of the world’s top 100 universities in their field.

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Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

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New research shows that the more a baby weighs at birth relative to its gestational age the higher the risk they will suffer from childhood allergies.

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Uni of Adelaide to widen scope of education through online learning

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The University of Adelaide will educate thousands of additional students online over the next five years, thanks to a new partnership with the world’s leading learning company, Pearson.

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Free flu vaccine offered mostly in wealthy suburbs

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A study into the impact of state-funded vaccination programs for Australian children under five years has found those attending medical practices in the wealthiest areas were more likely to receive the vaccine.

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Law students support appellants

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Law students from the University of Adelaide are providing free advice to people who are appealing their case at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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STEM interest drives boost in Uni of Adelaide applications

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The University of Adelaide has experienced an increase in first-preference applications for its undergraduate degrees for 2020, with strong interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs.

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Heart failure and the obesity paradox

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While obesity significantly increases your chances of developing heart failure, for those with established heart failure it may confer a survival benefit compared with normal weight or underweight individuals, a new paper by researchers from the University of Adelaide reports.

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Centre to unlock future of space exploration

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A new centre at the University of Adelaide will focus on solving the challenge of making long-term space exploration viable.

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Frail the focus of Future Fund

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A University of Adelaide study investigating the benefits of mobile X-ray services for residential aged care facilities has received $1,970,000 in funding from the Medical Research Future Fund.

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