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2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

The 2020 Annual Report is now available.

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2021 Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture - Prof Ingrid Scheffer (ONLINE)

Prof Lloyd Cox

This lecture series features international research and policy leaders tackling grand challenges in early life health.

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Federal funding for early detection of endometriosis through Artificial Intelligence

Federal funding for early detection of endometriosis through Artificial Intelligence

Future diagnoses of endometriosis may be quicker and avoid the need for invasive exploratory surgery after a University of Adelaide study received funding from the Federal Government.

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Adelaide Uni Leaders Honoured for Health Research Excellence

Adelaide Uni Leaders Honoured for Health Research Excellence

Three University of Adelaide researchers have been honoured in this year’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards for their work in reproductive health, cardiology, and medical ethics. 

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Why inequalities in reproductive health make a difference

Dr Alice Rumbold

A University of Adelaide researcher whose work aims to highlight and resolve inequalities in reproductive health for Aboriginal women has today been awarded the inaugural Healthy Development Adelaide Women’s Excellence in Research Award.

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Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for preterm birth

Professor Claire Roberts

International research led by the University of Adelaide has for the first time shown a direct link between continued marijuana use during pregnancy and pre-term birth.

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Kids’ eating habits highlight need for healthier lunchboxes

Dr Melissa Whitrow

New research from the University of Adelaide shows children aged 9-10 years old are receiving almost half of their daily energy requirements from “discretionary” or junk foods.

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Country families needed for biggest type 1 diabetes study

Professor Jennifer Couper

Families living in regional Australia will now be able to participate in the nation’s largest study into the causes of type 1 diabetes in early life.

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Honorary degrees awarded to pioneers in health, biotech

Jeffrey Robinson

The outstanding achievements of two pioneering leaders in South Australian science and health – including one whose name graces an internationally regarded research institute – will be recognised with honorary degrees from the University of Adelaide.

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Adelaide leading the way in childhood disability research

Jozef Gecz

International human genetics expert, Professor Jozef Gécz, has been appointed as the inaugural Chair for the Prevention of Childhood Disability, and will lead a five-year, comprehensive multi-disciplinary research program in Adelaide focused on defining the origins and early diagnosis of childhood disability.

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