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COVID-19 shines global spotlight on evidence-based healthcare

The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted more than ever the need for the best available evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision-making in order to improve health outcomes globally. 

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Uncovering the science of Indigenous fermentation

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Australian wine scientists are shedding scientific light on the processes underlying traditional practices of Australian Aboriginal people to produce fermented beverages.

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2020-21 English Premier League - winners and losers

The English Premier League predictions

Liverpool, who won last year’s English Premier League (EPL), has a 30.1% chance of coming top of this year’s season according to the University of Adelaide’s Professor Steve Begg. Manchester City’s most likely place to finish is also number one, but with a lower probability (27.2%) than Liverpool. Fulham and West Ham are most likely to be relegated, with Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion and Brighton also fighting to avoid the drop.

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Design facility pushes innovation boundaries

Students at the Collaberative Design Facility launch

A new design facility, located at the University of Adelaide, will offer organisations and individuals a space in which to push the boundaries of technical, industrial and business innovation.

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Green beats screens for kids’ wellbeing

A University of Adelaide review of 186 studies from around the world has found “green time” is far better for children and adolescents mental health and academic achievement than screen time.

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Starving gut bacteria to improve chemotherapy outcomes

Dr Hannah Wardill

Fasting before chemotherapy drastically increases the number and diversity of bacteria found in the gut and can improve treatment outcomes, a new study by University of Adelaide researchers has found. 

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Computer science education expert to lead ECMS faculty

Professor Katrina Falkner

The University of Adelaide has appointed a new leader for its Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS).

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First ever detection of monster black hole collision

Black Hole by Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)

University of Adelaide researchers are part of a team of scientists who have observed the biggest black hole merger so far detected.

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$1.35M for world-first needle-free Zika virus vaccine

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Researchers at the University of Adelaide have been awarded $1.35 million in funding to accelerate development of a world-first vaccine for the Zika virus.

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World uni rankings improve for University of Adelaide

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The University of Adelaide’s position as South Australia’s leading university has been reaffirmed by the latest world university rankings.

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