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



Ramsay Fellow to build world's fastest charging battery

DATE: Friday, 20 July 2018 SUMMARY: The University of Adelaide's newest Ramsay Fellow, Dr James Quach, will harness the unique propertie...



Tackling cancer at ground zero with designer molecules

DATE: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 SUMMARY: A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatm...



Scientists find evidence of far-distant neutrino source

DATE: Friday, 13 July 2018 SUMMARY: An international team of scientists, including from the University of Adelaide and Curtin University...



Vitamin D no defence against dementia

DATE: Tuesday, 10 July 2018 SUMMARY: New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the ...


Latest impact stories



High Omega-3 eggs with Solar Eggs

Getting some extra omega-3 fatty acids in your diet will soon be easier with enriched eggs developed through a collaboration between the ...



Emulating nature’s perfect pursuit

Researchers have discovered the secrets of the dragonfly’s incredible ability to pursue and catch moving prey, and successfully applied t...



Vodka from potato waste with Potatoes SA

Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.



Creating real-world impact from the University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide’s Sapphire Clock team has grown from twenty years of dedicated research, which has created technology with the...