Research & Innovation

We are one of Australia's most research-intensive institutions.

With world-leading researchers, modern facilities and an innovative culture, we're committed to delivering research that is highly valued by our local and global communities.

Business Partnerships

Business partnerships

Collaborating on research and licensing our intellectual property are just two of the ways we work with industry, business and government.

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Research Careers

Research careers

Working with us means joining our community of 1700 academic experts, in a culture of excellence, innovation and leadership.

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Research Degrees

Research degrees

Our postgraduate research students receive a world-class education and an exceptional student experience from a university ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.

Graduate Research Training Opportunities

Research impact

Latest research news

23

Aug

Dietary zinc protects against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection

DATE: Friday, 23 August 2019 SUMMARY: Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Strep...

16

Aug

University of Adelaide lifts in world uni rankings

DATE: Friday, 16 August 2019 SUMMARY: The University of Adelaide has risen in one of the world's most prestigious rankings, and has been...

16

Aug

Joint research partnership set to grow primary industries in South Australia

DATE: Friday, 16 August 2019 SUMMARY: The Marshall Liberal Government and University of Adelaide have officially launched a significant ...

13

Aug

Jurassic world of volcanoes found in central Australia

DATE: Tuesday, 13 August 2019 SUMMARY: An international team of subsurface explorers have uncovered a previously undescribed 'Jurassic W...

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Latest impact stories

29

Apr

Beating breast cancer: Longer lives lived better

Great progress has been made on breast cancer in recent decades. Five-year survival rates in Australia are up to 91%, while 83% survive b...

19

Dec

Language reclaimed, health regained?

With the University of Adelaide’s help, South Australia’s Barngarla people are speaking their Indigenous language for the first time in h...

15

Oct

Enter the machines

Worldwide, machines are undertaking complex tasks, “learning” from the outcomes and improving their performance accordingly. The possibil...

14

Oct

Ovaries reveal keys to managing fertility and obesity

Research into the proper functioning of the ovary is revealing exciting new directions for improved fertility management, policymaking in...

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