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Grant funded research helps protect national security

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University of Adelaide scientists working on projects that will ensure Australia’s security have been awarded grants from the Australian government to continue their cutting-edge research.

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Scientists focus on keeping Australians safe

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Scientists at the University of Adelaide will be working on a new set of defence-related projects to continue world-class research that aims to keep Australia safe.

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Women undergraduates win defence scholarships

Five women STEM scholars

Five women undergraduates from the University of Adelaide have won scholarships to help them continue their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related studies.

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National success for industry-linked ARC grants

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The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.6 million in industry-linked grants by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for important research that will attract a further $1.8 million in support from industry. The research will have a positive impact on diverse areas such as defence, food production and protecting the environment.

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Defence industry leader appointed to University of Adelaide’s Council

Andy Keough

The Managing Director of defence and security company Saab Australia, Andy Keough CSC, has been appointed to the University of Adelaide’s Council.

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JORN a catalyst for collaboration

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World-leading Australian defence technologies are at the forefront of a partnership announced today by the Department of Defence, BAE Systems Australia and the University of Adelaide.

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Design facility pushes innovation boundaries

Students at the Collaberative Design Facility launch

A new design facility, located at the University of Adelaide, will offer organisations and individuals a space in which to push the boundaries of technical, industrial and business innovation.

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Top talent appointment to boost defence research capability

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The University of Adelaide has appointed Joanne Wallis as Professor of International Security, as part of its plans to enhance its capability in security related research, and contribute additional expertise to major defence projects in the national interest.

Joanne is a leading academic voice within the Australian strategic and foreign affairs policy community and
the chief investigator on two ARC Discovery Projects, analysing Australian interventions in the Pacific Islands and the operation of the Australia-New Zealand alliance.

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University expertise to play key role in new centre to curb cyber attacks on Australia

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The University of Adelaide has welcomed the launch of the Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre (A3C) which has been established in collaboration with industry, academia, and the Federal and South Australian governments, to train Australia’s future cyber experts and bolster Australia’s defence against cyber security attacks.

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Master's degree builds submarine expertise

Collins class submarine

A rejuvenated Master of Marine Engineering program backed by industry is seeing dozens of postgraduate students at the University of Adelaide prepare for a career building and sustaining Australia’s current and future submarines.

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