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How to flatten the curve of coronavirus, a mathematician explains

person washing their hands with water and hand soap

Slowing the spread of the coronavirus is of utmost importance for Australians, with the Federal government continuing to provide new updates about hygiene and social distancing requirements to ease the stress on hospital beds. 

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Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Alex Brown

Professor Alex Brown

Overcoming health Inequalities experienced by Aboriginal Australians: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

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Let’s ‘declare war on type 2 diabetes’ – Australian of the year James Muecke on why we need to cut back on sugar

Let’s ‘declare war on type 2 diabetes’ – Australian of the year James Muecke on why we need to cut back on sugar

Humans are physiologically hardwired to love and seek out sweet things. It’s an ancient survival mechanism that evolved to prepare our bodies for periods of fasting when food supplies were scarce.

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Buzz off honey industry, our national parks shouldn’t be milked for money

Buzz off honey industry, our national parks shouldn’t be milked for money

Among the vast number of native species damaged by the recent bushfire crisis, we must not forget native pollinators. These animals, mainly insects such as native bees, help sustain ecosystems by pollinating native plants.

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I made bushfire maps from satellite data, and found a glaring gap in Australia’s preparedness

I made bushfire maps from satellite data, and found a glaring gap in Australia’s preparedness

On the night of January 9 2020, my wife and I secured our Kangaroo Island home and anxiously monitored the South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) website for bushfire advice.

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Debunking the myths and moving mens health forward

Multi-generational men

Our research is informing new approaches to preventative health strategies, delivery of health services and management of common health conditions in men.

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Practise makes perfect: 3D-printed brains could revolutionise neurosurgery

Dr Adam Wells undertaking history-making 'surgery', using the new technology.

An Adelaide-based company, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Adelaide, is hoping to revolutionise neurosurgery techniques, following their ‘world-first operation’ in November. 

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Australian sea lions are declining. Using drones to check their health can help us understand why

Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea) are one of the rarest pinnipeds in the world and they are declining

Australian sea lions are in trouble. Their population has never recovered from the impact of the commercial sealing that occurred mainly in the 19th century.

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We forget the lessons of past disasters at our own peril

We forget the lessons of past disasters at our own peril

In the context of the terrible fires facing the nation, the telling reflection that “Those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it” has salience.

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Understanding the true impact of bushfires on our Koala population

Understanding the true impact of bushfires on our Koala population

The recent bushfires have been, and continue to be, devastating for affected communities.

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