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Rethinking interactions with mental health patients

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New research overturns the belief that people with severe mental illness are incapable of effective communication with their psychiatrist, and are able to work together with them to achieve better outcomes for themselves.

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Technology to transform vineyard management

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Helping grapegrowers optimise their irrigation water use will be one of the first outcomes of a $5 million digital technologies project supporting on-farm decision making for winegrape production.

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United front to Beat Cancer

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Two up-and-coming young researchers from the University of Adelaide and SAHMRI are major beneficiaries of the latest round of Cancer Council SA’s Beat Cancer Project funding.

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Students have sights set on Uni of Adelaide for 2020

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The University of Adelaide continues to experience upswings in interest from domestic and international students, amid a shrinking local market and increased competition for higher education.

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Bushfire response

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In challenging times, communities come together to support their own. In one of Australia’s most severe bushfire seasons, here’s how we’re helping – and how University staff can, too. Find out more about our bushfire response so far.

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New study reveals a huge neutron star collision 3.4 times heavier than the Sun

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University of Adelaide physics researchers have been involved in new collaborative study which has revealed a possible collision of two neutron stars.

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Visiting economist explodes the myths of public deficits

Professor Stephanie Kelton

Government deficits are normal and even necessary to the health of most economies – that’s according to one of the world’s most influential economists, Professor Stephanie Kelton, who will be a Visiting Professor at the University of Adelaide this month.

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University assists bushfire affected grape growers and winemakers

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The University of Adelaide is offering assistance to wine producers affected by the bushfires in the Adelaide Hills.

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Slower economic growth predicted for 2019/20

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South Australian economic growth will be much slower in 2019/20 as a consequence of the slowdown in the national economy becoming entrenched and the global economy losing further momentum, according to University of Adelaide economists.

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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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