News: University of Adelaide

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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South Australian Omicron COVID-19 booster vaccine starting human trials

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A cutting-edge DNA vaccine designed by University of Adelaide researchers and manufactured in South Australia targeting the highly-transmissible Omicron COVID-19 variant – and can be easily adapted to future variants – is starting human trials this week.

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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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Subject rankings reflect depth of expertise

Students on campus

The University of Adelaide continues to stand in the top tier of the world’s best universities - demonstrated by outstanding results in the 2022 QS World University Subject Rankings.

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The ticking time-bomb of diabetes

doctor and patient

University of Adelaide researchers have warned that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening condition, or simply ignoring the obvious warning signs ­– and may be setting themselves up for serious and debilitating illness down the track.

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Grant supercharges development of next-gen batteries

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The University of Adelaide’s industry partner PhosEnergy has received a grant under the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants scheme to work with the University on development of next-generation nuclear batteries.

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Tropical fish all at sea

Damsel fish

Tropical fish have changed their behaviour as they and other marine animals and micro-organisms - including coral - move south down the east coast of Australia at an alarming rate into more temperate waters off Sydney and Newcastle as a result of warming and climate change. 

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