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Health simulation partnership with Philippines

Adelaide Health Simulation study

The University of Adelaide has locked in a partnership with the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) to share learnings from the University’s world-class health simulation facility, Adelaide Health Simulation.

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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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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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Meningococci evades pandemic lockdown measures

A group of teenagers sit and smile.

Social distancing, online classes and the temporary closure of pubs, bars and nightclubs failed to stop the spread of meningococcal bacteria among school leavers, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found.

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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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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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Grants support further University diabetes research

A medical professional gives a patient a finger-prick test.

Diabetes SA has awarded $200,000 in funding to researchers from the University of Adelaide to help with the early detection of diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and to help control blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Popular soup can cause liver damage when mixed with medication

A photo of soup in a bowl, atop a table.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that a popular soup, bak kut teh, has the potential to cause liver failure by clashing with prescription medication.

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Could artificial intelligence be the antidote?

An x-ray image of a doctor's chest.

As the worlds of artificial intelligence and medicine collide, the possibilities are endless…but what about the risks?

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Global leaders unite for World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day

Medical professionals, dressed in scrubs, perform surgery in a hospital.

Seven global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, including the University of Adelaide’s JBI, have joined forces to raise awareness for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making to improve global health outcomes.

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