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Led by our Professions and Arts faculties, we address multidisciplinary problems in numerous areas critical to advancing quality of life: water, health, security, social innovation, economic development and more. Our research outcomes influence policy and planning. And we constantly explore how we can apply this influence to make life better for all—at home, interstate and abroad.
Economic researchers at the University of Adelaide are urging politicians to address the issue of the Newstart Allowance with maturity, and consider increasing it by as much as $120 per week.Read more about Newstart debate must focus on people, not politics
Enhancing information flows and strengthening communication systems for use during emergencies can save lives, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.Read more about Emergency communication in a digital world
About 5.6% of Australian defence veterans could end up homeless.Read more about 5,800 defence veterans homeless in Australia – that’s more than we thought
Grandparents grieve for their child and their stillborn grandchild, a grief we need to acknowledge.Read more about When a baby is stillborn, grandparents are hit with ‘two lots of grief’. Here’s how we can help
The damaging effects of housing disadvantage on people’s mental health can persist even years after their housing situation improves.Read more about Poor housing leaves its mark on our mental health for years to come
The medevac law was passed to streamline the process for emergency medical evacuation of refugees from Manus Island and Nauru.Read more about Peter Dutton is whipping up fear on the medevac law, but it defies logic and compassion
Investigating how biodiverse green urban spaces benefit cities and societies.Read more about Why are green urban spaces good for us?
Professor Bruce Northcote is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Engagement) within the Division of Research & Innovation at the University of Adelaide where he is responsible for providing leadership in achieving the University's strategic goals in relation to industry engagement and commercial partnerships.