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$2.25m grant enables death literacy research

Palliative care

A ground-breaking five-year study led by the University of Adelaide, enabled by a $2.25 million grant from The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF), will seek to promote death literacy as part of a broader project to improve access to end-of-life services for vulnerable communities across South Australia.

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Machine learning predicts negative anaesthesia outcomes

Anaesthesia study

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the North Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) are conducting a pilot study to determine if machine learning can predict when patients will have adverse reactions to anaesthesia.

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Making headway with hydrogen

Water droplets sit on a red leaf.

Green hydrogen is expected to be the next big thing but questions remain over whether it will provide society with an affordable source of green energy in the future.

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Adelaide bike technology's role in world record attempt

Pinarello 3D bike

Technology developed and patented by University of Adelaide researchers will power Olympic and world track cycling champion Filippo Ganna in his world record quest.

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Funding supports vital medical research

Campus

The University of Adelaide has been awarded almost $11 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

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Ultra-fast plant enzyme dynamics leads to breakthroughs

The structural changes of a barley enzyme.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have uncovered previously unknown properties in a plant enzyme that could lead to advances in cereal production, medical and pharmaceutical industries.

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DECRA funding supports Uni of Adelaide research

DECRA funding

Ten University of Adelaide research projects have received a combined $4.1 million from the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) scheme.

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Making compulsory land acquisition easier

A house in the process of being demolished.

New research on compulsory land acquisition could help to create change and make the process less stressful for impacted households.

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Future Fellowships grant supports drought research

A river runs underneath a blue sky.

The University of Adelaide has received more than $1 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council’s Future Fellowships scheme to quantify the economic and social impacts of drought in rural and regional Australia.

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Health leader honoured by bacteria naming

Professor Vladimir Jiranek, Scott Oliphant, and Nicola Spurrier stand holding bread, wine, and bacteria.

Introducing Nicolia spurrieriana – named after South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier – which could potentially be used in the fermentation of wine, sourdough bread and pickled foods.

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