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Stage legend directs student blondes

Nikki Snelson smiles, in the Scott Theatre.

Fifteen years after Legally Blonde the Musical took Broadway by storm, the University of Adelaide’s Music Theatre class of 2022 will take on the smash hit, under the guidance of a stage legend.

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Oxford expert to lead school of education

Professor Susan James Relly smiles into the camera.

A new Head of School has been appointed to the University of Adelaide’s School of Education.

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‘Micro-fridge’ helps investigate behaviour of atoms and molecules

Purple lights.

University of Adelaide researchers are part of an international team of experts who have taken a major step in testing quantum mechanics by cooling glass beads the size of a blood cell to the coldest temperature in the Universe.

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Oldest clinical case of a rare genetic condition discovered

A side-on photo of a 1000 year old skull diagnosed with Klinefelter's syndrome.

A group of international researchers including experts from the University of Adelaide has uncovered evidence of a genetic condition that gives men an extra X chromosome, reporting the oldest clinical case of Klinefelter Syndrome to date.

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Meningococci evades pandemic lockdown measures

A group of teenagers sit and smile.

Social distancing, online classes and the temporary closure of pubs, bars and nightclubs failed to stop the spread of meningococcal bacteria among school leavers, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found.

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Tropical and desert grasses may migrate further south

Two ecologists kneeling down, taking grass samples in Coffin Bay National Park.

The maximum summer temperature and the amount of rainfall in summer are the two climate factors that determine the type of native grass that grows in a region, Australian researchers have found in a recent study.

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Institute’s sustainability mission towards a net-zero future

The University of Adelaide Solar Farms at Roseworthy Campus

A new institute at the University of Adelaide, launched today, Monday 22 August, will focus on coordinating efforts towards achieving a net-zero emissions future. The Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) is the brand champion of the University’s sustainability research initiatives.

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Empowering events at Sustainability Week

A wind farm with a rainbow in the sky above.

The University of Adelaide’s 2022 Sustainability Week, which runs from Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August, is full of free events to foster positive discussions and practical sustainability on and off campus.

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Underground cavern ready for dark matter experiments

Tony Williams and Anita Vecchies in hard hats and hi-vis, smiling into the camera.

Stage 1 of the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory (SUPL) is open today, Friday 19 August 2022. The University of Adelaide is a founding partner of the project to construct a national underground facility to study dark matter.

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University cements position for world-ranking research

Students walk around the North Terrace campus.

The University of Adelaide has reaffirmed its place in one of the world’s most prestigious university rankings.

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