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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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Updating our understanding of Earth’s architecture

A world map showing a new tectonic plate model with boundary zones in darker shading.

New models that show how the continents were assembled are providing fresh insights into the history of the Earth and will help provide a better understanding of natural hazards like earthquakes and volcanoes.

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University experts take top honours in science excellence

Professor Qiao is the Chair of Nanotechnology in the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials.

The University of Adelaide’s Professor Shizhang Qiao has been named as SA Scientist of the Year in this year’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.

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Student-developed technology aids future society

Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton that aids people with mobility problems, a six-legged bioinspired robot paired with a laser scanner for vision and drones, one of which can help clear power lines and another that could be used to monitor bushfires, are some of the projects on display at Ingenuity.

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Experts recognised for science excellence

Goodman cres

The work of members of the University of Adelaide community has been recognised at this year’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.

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PM’s Science Prize 2020 winner: Professor Peter Veitch

An artists impression of colliding black holes - Mark Myers

University of Adelaide’s Professor Peter Veitch is among four scientists who together have been awarded the country’s most prestigious award in scientific research, the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

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Showcasing our technology future: Ingenuity 2019

Boy using VR headset

More than 300 innovative projects exploring technology advances and solutions for our future society will be on show at the University of Adelaide’s Ingenuity 2019 expo on Thursday 31 October.

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STEM interest drives boost in Uni of Adelaide applications

Students doing mathematics

The University of Adelaide has experienced an increase in first-preference applications for its undergraduate degrees for 2020, with strong interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs.

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