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Laser light puts health diagnoses a breath away

Light crystals

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have brought medical diagnoses via breath analysis a step closer with proof-of-concept testing of the technology.

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University of Adelaide marks 150 years with first-ever Kaurna Day: Honouring the past, building our future together

Kaurna Day smoking ceremony

As the University of Adelaide celebrates its 150th year, a new tradition emerges: Kaurna Day - Tirkanthi - Ngutu - Taikurrinthi (Learning – Knowledge - Be united together), a free public event dedicated to honouring the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians of Adelaide and the Adelaide plains.

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Top teachers lead the education of more resilient professionals

Winners of the 2023 Australian Awards for University Teaching

Three University of Adelaide academics - Associate Professor Michelle McArthur (School of Animal and Veterinary Science); Dr Thomas Wanner (School of Social Science); and Dr Walter Barbieri (School of Education) - have been named as top teachers in the 2023 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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Australian Universities Accord report

Barr Smith Library

Following the release of the comprehensive Australian Universities Accord report on Sunday 25 February the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia will carefully consider the recommendations and their implications for the nation’s higher education sector.

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Honorary doctorate awarded to Dr Lewis Yarlupurka O'Brien

Dr Lewis O'Brien

Highly respected Kaurna Elder and leader, Dr Lewis Yarlupurka O'Brien AO, has been presented with the highest honour a University can bestow, receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Adelaide. 

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Latest housing insights released at international conference in Adelaide

Melbourne CBD skyline with suburban rooftops

Whether its Mumbai or Moorabbin, the place of home in the wellbeing and survival of communities is central. Issues surrounding homelessness, housing affordability, social and sustainable housing are a global occupation for researchers.

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Path to lower emissions demands a smarter grid

Path to lower emissions demands a smarter grid

Researchers at the University of Adelaide believe the global investment being made in smart metering infrastructure could fall short of fulfilling promised benefits to customers if key systems issues are not addressed.

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Ancient DNA reveals Down syndrome in past human societies

Remains of individual “CRU001”, who the researchers discovered had Down syndrome

By analysing ancient DNA, an international team of researchers have uncovered cases of chromosomal disorders, including what could be the first case of Edwards syndrome ever identified from prehistoric remains.

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University of Adelaide leads world first trial of new heart device

Photo of Abbott's Volt PFA Catheter

University of Adelaide Professor Prash Sanders has carried out the first global trial of a new device to treat patients with abnormal heart rhythms such as atrial fibrillation.

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Mouth to mouth tactic may stop dental decay

Photo of woman at the dentist

University of Adelaide researchers are exploring if a unique transplant which involves moving good bacteria from one person’s mouth to another – possibly through a special toothpaste - could be the answer to improving dental health.

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