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Casting call: Could your dog be the star of Legally Blonde?

April Beak, playing Elle Woods, holds a Chihuahua.

The University of Adelaide’s production of Legally Blonde: The Musical is coming to the Scott Theatre in September and two furry friends are needed to complete the cast. Does your dog have what it takes to be a star?

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Theatre Guild tackles Stoppard masterpiece

Three male actors in costume, in a scene from Arcadia.

The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild’s production of Tom Stoppard’s part detective story, part romantic comedy, part scientific fantasy, Arcadia opens on Thursday 11 August.

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Immersive tech partnership takes a leap into the future

Annie and Matthew stand and smile in front of the innovative Light Adelaide screens.

An exciting new partnership between the University of Adelaide and Light Adelaide, the city’s new home for creativity and hospitality, will see the boundaries of immersive reality stretched beyond the imagination.

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University’s Tall Poppies stand tall

Qi, Zohra, Jiawen, and Tatiana stand and smile at the University of Adelaide.

A University of Adelaide expert has been named as the South Australian Young Tall Poppy of the Year for their work to help ensure food security for future generations.

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5G technology test lab accelerates industry adoption

Two people experimenting in the Nokia National 5G Industrial Incubation Lab

The University of Adelaide is partnering with technology giant Nokia to establish the Nokia National 5G Industrial Incubation Lab to test the capabilities of cutting-edge technology and accelerate its adoption by industry.

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South Australian of the Year to lead Women's and Children's research

Helen Marshall

University of Adelaide Professor Helen Marshall AM has been appointed to the inaugural role of Clinical Research Director at the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).

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Call for screening of women for heart disease after complicated pregnancies

A pregnant woman cradles her stomach.

Women with complicated pregnancies are often unaware of their higher risk of heart disease, Australian researchers warn in a new paper published in respected journal PLOS ONE.  

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Straightening out kinky roots captures carbon and avoids drought stress

Barley swaying in the wind.

Researchers have discovered a new gene in barley and wheat that controls the angle of root growth in soil, opening the door to new cereal varieties with deeper roots that are less susceptible to drought and nutrient stress, thus mitigating the effects of climate change

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Rewriting the history of the autobiographical graphic novel

A page in the Voyage and Adventures of a Good Little German in Kangarooland comic

Researchers at the University of Adelaide believe what might be the earliest autobiographical graphic novel is held in the University Library’s Special Collections, thanks to a recent generous donation from an alumna.

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Top 100 rankings reconfirm University’s research quality

Students walk around the North Terrace campus.

Amongst the world’s more than 10,000 universities, the University of Adelaide’s research continues to be recognised internationally, with 15 of its research fields among the world’s top 100, according to the latest global rankings.

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