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Uni of Adelaide celebrates outstanding leaders with honorary doctorates

Hon Doc 2021

Starting today, the University of Adelaide will hold 25 graduation ceremonies in historic Bonython Hall across April and May, with more than 5100 conferrals of academic programs to new graduates.

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Pathways clear for decarbonising heavy industry

HiTemp-2

The production of green steel will be a critical step to enable the world’s heavy industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and Australia is well placed to be an important player in this space.

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Taking on type 2: Research Tuesdays

Graphic of vein

Deadly vascular problems are common for people with type 2 diabetes. In this month’s Research Tuesday’s lecture, the University of Adelaide’s Khalia Primer will talk about her research into finding out the underlying reasons why so many T2D sufferers experience complications.

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Pills prepare for life outside ISS

Pills being loaded into a MISSE carrier on board the ISS. Photo NASA

Pills sent into space by the University of Adelaide are being prepared to be installed outside the International Space Station (ISS).

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Wine Industry Mentor Program breaks new ground

wine cellar

The Wine Industry Mentor Program, which pairs early career wine sector professionals with respected wine sector leaders, is expanding into all areas of the wine industry. This year the program includes wine business, wine marketing, media, photography, wine education, winemaking, viticulture and oenology, while keeping a strong connection with wine communications.

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‘Animal-stress’ signal improves plant drought resilience

A plant shoot growing through dry earth

A team of Australian and German researchers has discovered a novel pathway that plants can use to save water and improve their drought tolerance.

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Inaugural Rover Challenge proves a winner

Rover Challenge

Rover teams competed in four challenges at the inaugural Australian Rover Challenge (ARC) on North Terrace campus on 27 and 28 March.

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Heart attack research receives $3.5million boost

This funding announcement allows our researchers to deliver on our health priority and to change the outlook of those who suffer heart attacks

Heart attack treatment will be revolutionised thanks to Federal Government funding of more than $1.4 million to the University of Adelaide’s Professor John Beltrame.

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School students discover four new species of wasp

One of the four new wasp species discovered and named, Choeras ramcomamorata

Four primary schools in regional South Australia have been involved in the discovery and naming of new species of wasp as part of a trial of a new citizen science project led by the University of Adelaide.

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Students’ lunar rovers go head-to-head

NASA Rover

This weekend teams of students from around the country will compete in the inaugural Australian Rover Challenge held at the University of Adelaide. Students will put their lunar rovers which they have designed and built themselves, to the test in a series of missions performed on a recreation of the surface of the Moon.

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