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Preventing biodiversity change with natural laboratories

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With our support, the International Panel for Climate Change has now documented the effects of global climate change on every biome on earth.

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Newstart debate must focus on people, not politics

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Economics 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.

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Emergency communication in a digital world

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Enhancing information flows and strengthening communication systems for use during emergencies can save lives, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.

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We need to act now to reduce future bushfire risk in the Australian Summer

Forest fire aftermath

When managing bushfire risk, prevention is better than cure.

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Farmer to pharma? Creating new products from agricultural waste

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Our researchers are supporting South Australia’s primary producers by turning their waste into high-value products, potentially worth over $100m per annum.

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A little water can go a long way when battling heatwaves

White wine crops in daylight

It appears that how you use water is more important than how much you use when trying to protect vines from the impact of heatwaves.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Wine crops in daylight

Our researchers have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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What's really going on during fracking

What's really going on during fracking

How do fluids such as water, gas and petroleum move in the earth?

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Solar thermal for mineral processing

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It is a fact that in a country like Australia, dominated by the primary production of commodities such as iron ore, copper and alumina, the industrial processes that produce these for export account for around half of our energy consumption.

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Solar for hydrogen production

Hydrogen-powered truck

Imagine 10 years from today, an underground mine, where waste water is continuously pumped out to keep it dry. University of Adelaide researchers are looking into ways to build a better world, and turn this nuisance into a fuel source through hydrogen fuelled vehicles!  

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