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Not just another new year’s resolution – make it stick

Not just another new year’s resolution – make it stick

In any given year about 38 per cent of well-intentioned people decide to make a new year’s resolution.

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New findings reveal koala health risks following bushfires

Koala touching a human's hand

A new scientific publication featured in Veterinary Sciences will guide future wildlife rescue and rehabilitation after Australian bushfires.

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Top specialist to lead women’s and children’s health research institute

Photo of Professor David MacIntyre. He is wearing a dark blazer and check shirt. He has glasses with dark rims. He is smiling and standing in front of an abstract paiting.

A world-renowned reproductive biomedical specialist whose research is helping to improve health outcomes for mothers and babies has been named as the new Director for the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute (RRI).

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Record decline in purchasing power for SA households

Rundle Mall Adelaide

South Australian households have experienced an unprecedented decline in their purchasing power over the past year. Although the dollar value of average incomes has increased, it has not risen enough to keep up with sharp increases in the cost of living.

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Experts available for holiday season

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

Over the summer holiday season the following University of Adelaide researchers are available to comment on their areas of expertise. 

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Boost for life-changing medical research

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Safeguarding fertility in young cancer survivors, preventing heart disease, developing new cancer treatments and targeting the genes that cause blindness are some of the University of Adelaide’s innovative health research projects to collectively receive more than $11.4 million in Federal Government funding.

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Top alumni honoured for making a difference

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) Jessica Gallagher, Chancellor Catherine Branson, Sarah Boyle, Juliet Haslam, John Scanlon, Peter Ong, David Lam, Nik Nasha Damia, Adam Liaw, Lesley Salem and Vice-Chancellor Peter Høj

Eight outstanding members of the University of Adelaide’s alumni community have received Distinguished Alumni Awards in recognition of their significant contributions to their professions and communities.

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Making campus more accessible one toilet at a time

Anne Hewitt and Loki Maelorin at University of Adelaide North Terrace campus

Introducing sanitary bins to some male-designated toilets will make facilities at University of Adelaide more accessible for trans men and people who use incontinence products.

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New sanitiser kills salmonella in seconds

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Food poisoning outbreaks caused by bacteria such as salmonella could be significantly reduced if a new sanitiser is proven to be successful in the next stage of trials.

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Patients told to get pregnant to treat endometriosis

Photo of a women in a white and black stripe top holding a red hot water bottle over her abdomen while lying on a grey couch.

Research shows patients with endometriosis are being told to plan a pregnancy to help manage or treat the condition, despite a lack of evidence to show it reduces symptoms. The controversial advice has prompted calls to improve medical education about endometriosis.

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