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Professors sleepout for a good cause

Professors Veronica Soebarto, Noel Lindsay and Emma Baker smile into the camera.

Three University of Adelaide Professors are participating in the 2022 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on the streets of Adelaide. They are three of the many leaders from business, community and government who are sleeping outside without shelter on one of the longest nights of the year.

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The untapped workforce potential of refugee women

A woman holds up a world globe.

This Refugee Week (19-25 June), a new report highlights need for a national refugee employment strategy to better allow women from refugee background to contribute to Australia’s labour market.

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Australian Navy commendation for University’s DNA experts

The University of Adelaide’s Associate Professor Jeremy Austin accepts the commendation from Vice Admiral Noonan.

Experts from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) have been commended by the Chief of the Navy Australia for their part in identifying the only crew member ever recovered from the sinking of HMAS Sydney.

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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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What will astronauts eat on Mars?

The window of a space shuttle shows the view of a planet.

Forget rocket science: figuring out how crews of space explorers will access fresh healthy food is the real challenge.

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Superbasin project unearths geological history

superbasin study

A team of researchers from the University of Adelaide will carry out an extensive geological study of the Centralian Superbasin – rocks that were once part of a vast inland sea – under a grant awarded by the Australian Research Council.

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Scholarships help agriculture students aim for the top

Darcy, Ayla, Emily, and Ophelia smile at the camera.

Four University of Adelaide students have been announced as recipients of the 2022 Horizon Scholarship. The scholarships aim to develop the next generation of rural leaders.

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Keys to unlocking mysteries of cancer

cancer researchers

A crack new team is decoding cancer’s genetic and immunological mysteries right here in South Australia.

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High-power semiconductor lasers funded at the University of Adelaide

Laser

The University of Adelaide has been awarded almost $2 million under the Directed Energy Theme of the Next Generation Technology Fund, which is administered by the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG).

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The University of Adelaide partnership in the Australian Space Manufacturing Network

Sunrise over Earth

The Australian Space Manufacturing Network (ASMN), of which the University of Adelaide is a partner, has been awarded a $157 million grant. It is the largest grant for space under the Federal Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative - Collaboration (MMIC).

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