News: University of Adelaide

Outstanding alumni receive top awards

Distinguished University of Adelaide alumni awards

Seven outstanding University of Adelaide graduates have been recognised for their significant contributions to their professions and communities with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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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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South Australian Omicron COVID-19 booster vaccine starting human trials

Omicron vaccine trial pic

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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