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Introducing The Discovery Pod

The Discovery Pod

Why has COVID-19 been so devastating? Why does music make us feel things? How do we secure the future of food and water for all? We're seeking answers to these questions (and more) in our newest University podcast series - The Discovery Pod.

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Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Joanne Wallis

Professor Joanne Wallis

Cognitive dissonance? Contradictions in Australia’s Pacific Islands policy and discourse.

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Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Jodie Conduit

Professor Jodie Conduit

Engaging for Social Good: Using the principles of customer engagement to improve individual and societal well-being.

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Abuse of Powers of Attorney under the spotlight

Abuse of Powers of Attorney under the spotlight

In the face of increasing concerns about the abuse of Powers of Attorney, legal experts are asking for submissions as part of their review of existing South Australian law.

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Reading the history of indigenous South American peoples in ancient DNA

Landscape photo of Machu Picchu ruins

Ancient human DNA dating back almost 9,000 years has provided significant genetic insights for an international large-scale study in South America.

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Professorial Lecture Series: Assoc. Prof. Carl Spandler

Associate Professor Carl Spandler

Unearthing rare earths: Why mining critical metals is vital to our future, and why Australia is well placed to profit.

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A return to the wild for better immune health

Community Garden

Revegetating green spaces within cities can improve soil quality and has been linked to human health benefits.

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Understanding congenital heart disease

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Each year in Australia, it is estimated 2,400 babies are affected with congenital heart disease. People with complex and severe congenital heart disease require specialist treatment throughout their life.

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Where people burnout most during COVID-19

Nurse sitting on ground

Research is identifying the regions where working adults are more likely to burnout during the COVID-19 crisis: The key is the distance to the epicentre – but not how you might imagine.

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The many faces of social housing in Australia

House keys in front door

Social housing has been home to many Australians over its 80+ year history. 

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