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Visiting economist explodes the myths of public deficits

Professor Stephanie Kelton

Government deficits are normal and even necessary to the health of most economies – that’s according to one of the world’s most influential economists, Professor Stephanie Kelton, who will be a Visiting Professor at the University of Adelaide this month.

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University assists bushfire affected grape growers and winemakers

Hickinbotham Roseworthy Lab, Waite campus

The University of Adelaide is offering assistance to wine producers affected by the bushfires in the Adelaide Hills.

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Slower economic growth predicted for 2019/20

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South Australian economic growth will be much slower in 2019/20 as a consequence of the slowdown in the national economy becoming entrenched and the global economy losing further momentum, according to University of Adelaide economists.

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Breakthrough in Zika virus vaccine

Zika is a mosquito-transmitted ‘flavivirus’ which can cause microcephaly.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease. 

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eChallenge winner streamlines honey harvest

eChallenge winners

An innovative way of pinpointing when honey will be ready to harvest has won top awards at this year’s Australian eChallenge awards. The wining concept, named Beecognition, has won its creators $16,000 in prize money plus over $5,000 worth of expert guidance from business consultants.

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New leadership for Uni of Adelaide’s international engagement

Jacqueline Lo

The University of Adelaide has today announced the appointment of a senior academic leader to drive its international strategy, partnerships and engagement.

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Major breakthrough for leukaemia treatment

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia.

An international clinical trial involving Adelaide researchers has demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a next-generation treatment for people with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

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Investors inject $45 million into SA health and biotech industry

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The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

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$9 million of research targets major health issues

Goodman cres

University of Adelaide led projects have received $9,401,459 to investigate a range of health issues such as how low-calorie sweeteners affect people with type 2 diabetes, using bioengineered tissue to rebuild eyes and the effectiveness of water fluoridation as a public health initiative.

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One in three Australian adults has untreated tooth decay

Almost one quarter of adults rated their oral health as fair or poor, and one in five adults experienced toothache.

A third of Australian adults aged 15 years or more has untreated tooth decay, results of a national oral health study led by the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at the University of Adelaide show.

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