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Land tax debate: wholesale reform needed

House with coins

A new report from University of Adelaide economists argues that the South Australian Government should consider wholesale reform to land tax.

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Showcasing our technology future: Ingenuity 2019

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More than 300 innovative projects exploring technology advances and solutions for our future society will be on show at the University of Adelaide’s Ingenuity 2019 expo on Thursday 31 October.

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Food scientist is new head of agriculture, food and wine

Professor Martin Cole

An internationally recognised food scientist has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

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Funding battery breakthrough

Battery

A University of Adelaide designed and patented battery technology - which could revolutionise electricity storage by providing a far safer, cheaper and more reliable model than those already on the market - has secured a $1 million research contract to bring it to market.

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Students perform six-hour Guitarathon

Caleb Lavery-Brook and James Rawley

Classical guitar students from the University of Adelaide's Elder Conservatorium of Music will embark on a six-hour performance marathon. In its third year the successful event will kick off at 12.00 pm, Sunday 3 November in Elder Hall.

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Glenthorne Farm transfers to State for new national park

Minister Speirs and Professor Rathjen at Glenthorne Farm

Glenthorne National Park has taken a major step closer to becoming a reality, with the official transfer of land from the University of Adelaide to the State Government now signed.

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Driverless cars could lead to more traffic congestion

Autonomous or driverless vehicle in traffic

Driverless cars could worsen traffic congestion in the coming decades, partly because of drivers’ attitudes to the emerging technology and a lack of willingness to share their rides.

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Newstart debate must focus on people not politics

Centrelink co-located services sign

A new report from University of Adelaide economists has added to the national debate about the Newstart Allowance, arguing that Newstart should be increased by as much as $120 a week and urging politicians to address the issue with maturity.

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Making high-value products from agricultural waste

Waste apples

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks – these are some high value products that could be first to market from a new $11 million research consortium led by the University of Adelaide.

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New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

The Plant Accelerator, Waite campus

A new AgTech PhD scholarship is open for applications.

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