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The University of Adelaide has been awarded $1 million in funding from the South Australian Government’s Research and Innovation Fund (RIF), to undertake the ground-breaking Genetic Biocontrol Technology for Invasive Pests, or Gene Drive, project, in conjunction with the Department for Environment and Water.
The University of Adelaide has appointed Dr Jessica Gallagher to the new role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement).
Lot Fourteen based SITAEL Australia has today announced a new partnership with the University of Adelaide’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) to cooperate in innovative research into space-based infrared instruments.
Academia and regional wine expertise brought together with signing of dynamic MOU between Barossa Grape and Wine Association and the University of Adelaide.
A landmark Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Adelaide and Barossa Grape & Wine Association has been signed today at The Barossa Cellar.
The University of Adelaide’s Annual Report for 2020 has today been tabled in South Australian Parliament.
Scientists have long suspected the digestive systems of nectar-eating birds, such as honeyeaters, co-evolved with the nectar-composition in flowers. To document whether this theory is accurate, in a paper published in iScience, researchers at the University of Adelaide studied the ability of birds to digest different sugars, and looked at whether they matched the nectar sugars found in plants used by families of birds in different parts of the world.
Five women undergraduates from the University of Adelaide have won scholarships to help them continue their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related studies.
Spring radiation frost is estimated to cost Australian grain growers $360 million in direct and indirect losses every year. In a paper published in Frontiers in Plant Science,researchers at the University of Adelaide and the University of Wollongong have ranked the susceptibility to frost damage in wheat and barley germplasm (seed and tissues) under frost prone landscapes across Australia.
In a study published in Conversation Letters, researchers at the University of Adelaide compared the illegal smuggling of live reptiles – including lizards, snakes and turtles – into Australia, to the unregulated pet trade of reptiles in the United States (US), to understand better the drivers of illegal wildlife trade, and develop a framework for anticipating future trends in wildlife smuggling.
The University of Adelaide has climbed in one of the world’s most prestigious university rankings.