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Industries reach for the stars during Space Fortnight

The class attending the 2023 Space Resources Fundamentals course

Building structures in zero gravity, growing food while in orbit, searching for space resources and selecting solar destinations for humans – business and industry professionals are learning how to prepare for a future in space from global experts during a stellar two-week event at the University of Adelaide.

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Rover teams line up for 2024 challenge

Australian Rover Challenge teams from the 2023 competition

Students from around Australia and overseas have joined the race to be selected to become finalists in next year’s Australian Rover Challenge (ARCh).

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Private renting is making you age faster

Renters sitting in front of a pile of boxes

A new study, jointly conducted by the University of Adelaide and University of Essex, has found that renting, rather than owning, a private-sector home leads to faster biological ageing.

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Fellows nominated for technological innovation

ATSE Fellows

Three University of Adelaide researchers have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences (ATSE) for their cutting-edge work in the diverse areas of ocean conservation, energy storage, and decarbonisation transformation in heavy industry.

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Young leader to drive change as member of Global Youth Committee

Emily Parsons

University of Adelaide student Emily Parsons has been selected to sit on a Global Youth Committee chaired by Julia Gillard, which aims to bridge the gap between the experiences of young people and the policies that dictate their lives.

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Fibre boost could combat ‘chemo brain’ drain

A pill held on a finger

Using a supplement to increase fibre intake while undergoing chemotherapy can significantly reduce brain inflammation and associated health issues, according to new research by the University of Adelaide and SAHMRI.

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Precision medicine and the fight against diabetes

iStock pregnancy diabetes

A new report contributed to by researchers from the University of Adelaide highlights the importance of precision diabetes medicine in clinical practice and emphasises the critical knowledge gaps that need to be addressed.

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Exploring the human bias behind AI algorithms

Research Tuesdays

In this latest Research Tuesdays event, AI’s hidden impacts, a University of Adelaide researcher will explore the serious consequences of relying solely on AI algorithms that perpetuate existing human prejudice and how researchers are solving these challenges.

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Information session sheds light on pregnancy complication

Information session

The University of Adelaide will present an information session to support those who have been diagnosed with Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), current or past, as well as their friends and families. ICP is a liver disorder that occurs during pregnancy.

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Revealing Australia’s illegal weed wide web

A water hyacinth.

Hundreds of harmful, prohibited weeds have been found advertised on public online marketplaces in Australia, many of them sold as ornamental plants.

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