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Future Fellowships grant supports drought research

A river runs underneath a blue sky.

The University of Adelaide has received more than $1 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council’s Future Fellowships scheme to quantify the economic and social impacts of drought in rural and regional Australia.

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Nation-leading dental trailblazer humbled by royal invitation

Dr Trudy Lin

University of Adelaide titleholder and alum Dr Trudy Lin says she is incredibly humbled and honoured to be invited to pay her respects to Queen Elizabeth II.

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University commitment to Vietnam reinforced

Jessica Gallagher

Existing ties between the University of Adelaide and Vietnam will be reinforced when one of the University’s most senior executives visits the country. Dr Jessica Gallagher, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) will travel to Vietnam from 14-21 September on her first official visit for the University.

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Health leader honoured by bacteria naming

Professor Vladimir Jiranek, Scott Oliphant, and Nicola Spurrier stand holding bread, wine, and bacteria.

Introducing Nicolia spurrieriana – named after South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier – which could potentially be used in the fermentation of wine, sourdough bread and pickled foods.

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Cartoon character inspires musicians to bounce back

A scene from an Asterix comic shows Cacofonix injured as he plays his harp.

A character from the Asterix cartoon series could be an inspiration to musicians who are faced with setbacks.

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Agricultural student wins national award

James Easter delivering a talk.

University of Adelaide student James Easter has been recognised as the 2022 Agricultural Student of the Year at a gala ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday.

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Hear PhD students’ research - in only three minutes

A person presenting a talk to an audience.

University of Adelaide PhD candidates have just three minutes each to explain their research that includes subjects like anti-venom, green electricity, diplomatic fashion, the evolution of mobile phones, growing your own food, and asthmatic pregnancies.

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Bots manipulate public opinion in Russia-Ukraine conflict

A Ukraine street, featuring damage and debris from the Russia invasion.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found bots have had a major online presence during the war between Russia and Ukraine.

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University of Adelaide 2021 Annual Report published

Goodman cres

The University of Adelaide’s Annual Report for 2021 has today been tabled in South Australian Parliament.

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Housing design for older South Aussies under the spotlight

An older man smiles in the kitchen as he makes a cup of tea.

University of Adelaide researchers will investigate the quality of housing for older South Australians to improve their wellbeing and resilience to extreme weather.

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