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New appointments boost international expertise in psychology, neuroscience, and public engagement

University of Adelaide, Psychology Head of School

The University of Adelaide has welcomed two new international appointments - Professors Elaine Fox and Kevin Dutton - to its School of Psychology, deepening its research expertise in neuroscience and psychology, and psychopathy.

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Research lab to advance how humans interact and live with autonomous systems

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A new International Research Laboratory (IRL) being launched today will focus on humans-autonomous agents teaming: an area of research at the interface of artificial intelligence, computer science, engineering, technology, human factors and psychology.

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Learning lucid dreaming could help in isolation

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New research at the University of Adelaide has found that several techniques increase people’s chances of having lucid dreams. Lucid dreaming is when the dreamer is aware they’re dreaming while they are still dreaming and can control the experience. This may be useful for those self-isolating due to COVID-19.

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Uni of Adelaide to widen scope of education through online learning

Study on your terms

The University of Adelaide will educate thousands of additional students online over the next five years, thanks to a new partnership with the world’s leading learning company, Pearson.

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