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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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Rainy day ice age in the global south

Naracoorte Cave stalactites reveal climate secrets from the ice ages

An international study of the mineral deposits in stalactites in South Australia’s Naracoorte Caves, has shed new light on climate conditions in the Southern Hemisphere during ice ages.

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Partnership delivers golden opportunity for students with disability

Dylan Alcott Foundation, scholarship, disability

Students living with disability will have a further incentive to study at the University of Adelaide when applications open for the Dylan Alcott Foundation (DAF) scholarship this week.

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A Periodic Table of Food for better health globally

Vegetables at a food market

University of Adelaide researchers are contributing to a global effort to quantify the makeup of the world’s food supply, enabling data-driven solutions to human and planetary health challenges such as biodiversity loss, climate change and malnutrition.

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Healthy investment in better patient outcomes

Goodman cres

A new precision treatment approach which could improve the lives of people with severe sinusitis and asthma is one of five University of Adelaide health projects to secure a share of more than $5.7 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

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University of Adelaide reappoints Chancellor

The University of Adelaide Council has announced the reappointment of former Federal Court Judge and Crown Solicitor of South Australia, The Honourable Catherine Branson AC QC, as Chancellor for a further two years.

The University of Adelaide Council has announced the Honourable Catherine Branson AC KC will serve a third term as Chancellor.

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Strongest contender in decades in fight against breast cancer

Dr Stephen Birrell and Professor Wayne Tilley inside a lab.

For decades, hormonal treatment of breast cancer has been going in one direction – blocking estrogen. Now a global study involving researchers at the University of Adelaide has discovered there may be another, less toxic way to defeat the most common form of breast cancer.

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Young Australians are still struggling

Teacher with student

A new report into the mental wellbeing of Australia’s youth, written by the University of Adelaide, has shown young people across the country are struggling with their resilience and mental health.

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Bright minds to fulfill potential in US scholarship

The University of Adelaide's 2024 Fulbright Scholars

Three University of Adelaide graduates in the fields of healthcare systems, dermatology and musical theatre are taking flight to further their studies internationally, as part of the 2024 Fulbright Scholarships.

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One of the most consequential Australians of the past 100 years

Lowitja O’Donoghue

One of Australia’s most highly respected Aboriginal leaders, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG has passed aged 91. The Yankunytjatjara woman, who fought endlessly for the rights of her people, died surrounded by family yesterday.

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