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Virtual Open Day offers authentic “on campus” experience

Virtual render of the Napier Building

Visitors to the University of Adelaide’s Open Day this Sunday 16 August will get as close to a “real” on-campus experience as possible, thanks to a virtual recreation of the University’s flagship annual event.

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Marine food webs under increasing stress

Marine life, Whakaari Island, New Zealand

Scientists at the University of Adelaide have found growing evidence that marine ecosystems will not cope well with rising sea temperatures caused by climate change.

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Glimpse into the future with space makers

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Join the leaders of the University of Adelaide’s internationally recognised Centre for Sustainable Planetary and Space Resources for an awe-inspiring glimpse into a future that’s literally out of this world.

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Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals

Tuatara - photo by Nicola Nelson

Scientists from the University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum have collaborated with Otago University, New Zealand and a global team to sequence the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs.

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Study sheds new light on vein formation in plants

Agriculture, plant image from Pixabay

An international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide, has found plant hormones known as strigolactones suppress the transportation of auxin, the main plant hormone involved in vein formation, so that vein formation occurs slower and with greater focus.

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Management gender diversity essential in adversity

Business woman

A study by an international team of researchers suggests that gender-balanced teams help businesses, especially in adverse times.

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Neurohack brainstorms solutions for young people with SMA

force-based joystick

An accessibility controller, an automatic mattress, a mindfulness support game and a muscle stimulation solution – all designed to assist teenagers living with devastating neurological disorders like spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) – have taken top spots in the Biogen Neurohack.

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Community views sought on abuse of Powers of Attorney

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is inviting views from the community and interested parties as part of its review of the State’s laws on Powers of Attorney.

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Four Future Fellows awarded $3.4 million

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Four University of Adelaide researchers have collectively been awarded more than $3.4 million from the Federal Government to advance their work. This work will strengthen the University’s Industry Engagement Priorities as encapsulated in its strategic plan, Future Making.

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COVID-19 dogs could be sniffing out cases in months

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University of Adelaide researchers are working with international partners to train sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 infection.

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