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Expanded plant phenomics facility to accelerate crop development

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The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF), Australia’s national plant phenomics research infrastructure, will receive $60 million in core funding over the next five years to expand its world-leading network of facilities across Australia and accelerate the development of improved crops.

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World-renowned chef visits to boost insect industry

Joseph Yoon

The University of Adelaide’s Waite campus is hosting international edible insect ambassador, chef Joseph Yoon, for two events highlighting the industry-shifting potential of insect agriculture.

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Rhodes Scholar-Elect will solve issues of the future by studying the past

Oliver Douglas

Mr Oliver Douglas has been named as the University of Adelaide’s 114th Rhodes Scholar-Elect during an event at Government House this October. The prestigious scholarship will enable him to undertake further study at the University of Oxford.

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South Australian researchers join forces with global defence consortium

University building

The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia have joined five leading universities in the United Kingdom and United States to support the AUKUS alliance.

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Highlighting the importance of girls’ education

Ziauddin Yousafzai

The importance of girls’ education will be emphasised during a special public lecture at the University of Adelaide, featuring activist and educator Mr Ziauddin Yousafzai, whose daughter Malala was a Nobel Prize winner in 2014.

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Festival celebrates student creativity

Art of the Possible

Creativity will come to the fore during the Art of the Possible festival at the University of Adelaide from 23 to 26 October which showcases live music performances, videos, virtual reality projects, photography and graphic design by students, among other work.

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Grants to accelerate research commercialisation

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Six University of Adelaide-led projects have received funding from Australia’s Economic Accelerator (AEA), for a range of research projects, including improved electric-vehicle batteries, efficient hydrogen production and better diabetes treatment.

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Students race through the outback to support a sustainable future

Solar challenge

University of Adelaide students will race through the outback in a specially designed solar-powered vehicle – which they built themselves – as part of the world’s biggest solar challenge event, charting a route from Darwin to Adelaide this October.

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Trees are better for us than we realise

Path in City of Adelaide with plane trees

The University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute and Green Adelaide will host an evening with pioneering environmentalist Jon Dee, highlighting the health-giving potential of trees.

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Recommendations lead to landmark Succession Act reform

SALRI

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), based at the University of Adelaide, has made important recommendations culminating in the passing of a new landmark Succession Act to replace decades of out-of-date laws – one even stemming from the era of King Charles II in the 1600s.

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