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Traditional Chinese medicine reduces side effect of cancer treatment

A patient receives radiotherapy.

For tens of thousands of Australians who receive radiotherapy as part of their cancer treatment, mucositis is a serious side effect that may cause inflammation, ulcers, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain and bloating. Currently there is no effective treatment for mucositis, but researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that a type of traditional Chinese medicine reduces the severity of radiation-induced gastrointestinal mucositis (GIM) in rats.

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Explore everything on offer at University of Adelaide’s Open Day

Students walk around the North Terrace campus.

Prospective students will get an up-close look at what their future careers might hold at the University of Adelaide’s Open Day this Sunday, 14 August.

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Casting call: Could your dog be the star of Legally Blonde?

April Beak, playing Elle Woods, holds a Chihuahua.

The University of Adelaide’s production of Legally Blonde: The Musical is coming to the Scott Theatre in September and two furry friends are needed to complete the cast. Does your dog have what it takes to be a star?

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Theatre Guild tackles Stoppard masterpiece

Three male actors in costume, in a scene from Arcadia.

The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild’s production of Tom Stoppard’s part detective story, part romantic comedy, part scientific fantasy, Arcadia opens on Thursday 11 August.

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Immersive tech partnership takes a leap into the future

Annie and Matthew stand and smile in front of the innovative Light Adelaide screens.

An exciting new partnership between the University of Adelaide and Light Adelaide, the city’s new home for creativity and hospitality, will see the boundaries of immersive reality stretched beyond the imagination.

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University’s Tall Poppies stand tall

Qi, Zohra, Jiawen, and Tatiana stand and smile at the University of Adelaide.

A University of Adelaide expert has been named as the South Australian Young Tall Poppy of the Year for their work to help ensure food security for future generations.

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5G technology test lab accelerates industry adoption

Two people experimenting in the Nokia National 5G Industrial Incubation Lab

The University of Adelaide is partnering with technology giant Nokia to establish the Nokia National 5G Industrial Incubation Lab to test the capabilities of cutting-edge technology and accelerate its adoption by industry.

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South Australian of the Year to lead Women's and Children's research

Helen Marshall

University of Adelaide Professor Helen Marshall AM has been appointed to the inaugural role of Clinical Research Director at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).

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