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Pregnant women given incentives to quit smoking

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Pregnant women will receive financial incentives and support to help them quit one of the most highly addictive habits, smoking cigarettes.

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Grants support transformative research

Derek Abbott

Two University of Adelaide researchers, Professor Derek Abbott and Professor Alan Collins, have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) 2024 Australian Laureate Fellows for their work in transforming terahertz biosensing and unearthing the secrets of our planet.

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Sweat partnership supports women entrepreneurs

Sweat x ThincHer Collaboration

ThincHer, the University of Adelaide's entrepreneur initiative for young women based at its business incubator ThincLab, launched a new partnership yesterday with Sweat, the leading fitness app trusted by millions of women worldwide.

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New Adelaide University receives formal registration

Adelaide University

The Chancellor, Transition Council and co-Vice Chancellors of Adelaide University are pleased to share that the new institution has received registration from the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as an Australian University higher education provider, and for the maximum possible period of seven years.

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An international collaboration to protect elderly from heatwaves

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

A team from the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health will develop a public health warning system for heatwaves in China, supported by a grant from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s National Foundation for Australia-China Relations.

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Gene could unlock big wheat yields for a growing population

Two images of a wheat spike. The top image is a spike from an alog1 mutant, with additional spikelets highlighted in pink. The bottom image is a normal spike from a plant without the edited gene.

A study from the University of Adelaide has discovered molecular pathways regulated by a gene traditionally used to control wheat-flowering behaviour could be altered to achieve greater yields.

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Epigenetics leader feted with fellowship

Jose Polo

Award winning director of the Adelaide Centre for Epigenetics Professor Jose Polo has been recognised by his peers and elected into the Australian Academy of Science Fellowship.

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University of Adelaide heart specialist receives US honour

Photo of Professor Prash Sanders

Highly respected University of Adelaide heart specialist Professor Prash Sanders has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Clinical Scientist of the Year Award from the Heart Rhythm Society in the United States.

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Oration focuses on economic inequality

Danielle Wood

The role of the government policy in economic inequality will be addressed at the University of Adelaide’s 2024 Hugh Stretton Oration.

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Improving palliative care for more South Australians

A couple sitting on a couch looking at a device credit Marcus Aurelius

Researchers from the University of Adelaide are seeking participants in a study they hope will improve palliative care in South Australia and help extend its reach across the state, especially in regional SA and underserved communities.

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