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Funding for earlier detection of cerebral palsy

Jozef Gecz and Clare van Eyk

Earlier detection of cerebral palsy (CP) in children could soon be made possible, with the University of Adelaide receiving more than $2.9 million to develop a better test for the condition.

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A stronger core for better plant breeding

Wheat Harvest

A new software tool with enhanced genome-sequencing powers has been developed by the University of Adelaide, increasing the speed and accuracy at which researchers can improve plants through breeding.

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Perfecting the performance of nerve implants

sciatic nerve

Researchers are extending their understanding of the effectiveness of electrical fields that are increasingly being used in implants to stimulate and repair damaged nerves. Effective nerve stimulation is the key to helping alleviate debilitating conditions such as sciatica.

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University of Adelaide experts awarded top honours

Professor Helen Marshall

World-renowned University of Adelaide medical expert Professor Helen Marshall AM has been named the SA Scientist of the Year, alongside experts who have been recognised for excellence in their chosen fields.

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Musical condolences mark anniversary of JFK tragedy

JFK

A selection of condolence letters and never-before-heard musical compositions will be revealed at a special event at the University of Adelaide to commemorate the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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Study shows beach signage education could save lives this summer

Beach Closed sign

A new beach safety study aims to prevent accidental beach drownings of young people through the identification of their understanding – and misunderstanding – of common beach signs.

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Women innovators helping to change the world

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

University of Adelaide women researchers have been recognised for their outstanding work at this year’s Women in Innovation Awards.

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Realising the trade and investment potential between Thailand and Australia

Bangkok trade

Trade experts are recommending that Australia’s ties with Thailand need to be refreshed in the light of the changing trade and political landscape in South-East Asia.

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Linkage Projects grants foster food industry partnerships

University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus

University of Adelaide researchers investigating a vaccine to protect poultry against salmonella and identifying important plant compounds have been awarded an ARC Linkage Projects grant, designed to foster strategic research partnerships.

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Scottish ogre spotted on campus

Shrek

Everyone’s favourite Scottish ogre will appear on stage when students from the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium of Music deliver their joyous production of Shrek The Musical.

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