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New role in future of Murray-Darling Basin

A bridge across the Darling River, trees are in the background with a blue sky above.

The University of Adelaide will play a key role in a new multi-million dollar collaborative research program set up to safeguard the environmental and commercial future of the Murray-Darling Basin.

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Reducing atrial fibrillation through ED protocol

A doctor uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient's heart.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide will investigate if a streamlined approach to treating atrial fibrillation (AF) in emergency departments leads to a reduction in heart-related hospitalisations.

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Safeguarding laws in the spotlight

The hands of elderly people.

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is inviting views from the community and interested parties as part of its independent review of the state’s laws regarding the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

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University’s animal health centre gains accreditation

University of Adelaide’s Equine and Production Animal Health Centre students and staff pose with dogs, horses, and a sheep.

The University of Adelaide’s Equine and Production Animal Health Centre has been accredited as a hospital by the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia (VSBSA).

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Views invited on mental health laws

A gold statue of Lady Justice.

People are invited by the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide to share their experiences in using, accessing and dealing with South Australia’s mental health laws as the first stage in a review of the Mental Health Act 2009 (SA). SALRI are particularly interested in ways in which the law and practice can be improved.

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New micro device injects a boost to IVF success

An image of the IVF micro device.

A research team led by the University of Adelaide, in partnership with medical technology company Fertilis, has delivered a ground-breaking new micro-device to streamline the only fertility treatment procedure available for men with low sperm counts.

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Higher wheat yields and protein content on the horizon

Wheat grows in a field.

A team of international researchers has discovered a way to produce higher quality wheat. The scientists from the University of Adelaide and the UK’s John Innes Centre have identified a genetic driver that improves yield traits in wheat, which unexpectedly can also lead to increasing protein content by up to 25 per cent.

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Arthritis drug used to limit antibiotics in blood cancer patients

A doctor and patient smile at each other,

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the Radboud University Medical Centre in the Netherlands have repurposed an arthritis drug to restrict the use of antibiotics in the treatment of side effects caused by blood cancer, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

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Alumni shine as brightest young achievers

The 15 South Australian 7 News Young Achiever Awards winners hold their trophies and smile.

Five University of Adelaide alumni have taken home accolades in this year’s South Australian 7 News Young Achiever Awards.

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New electrocatalysts herald carbon neutrality

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A team of researchers at the University of Adelaide is undertaking fundamental research into new types of high-performance low-cost metal-based electrocatalysts that are the key to the development of sustainable energy solutions and help to achieve carbon neutrality. They are developing catalysts which can be ‘tailored’ to different uses.

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