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Re-live the first #IPASOpenDay, attended by the general public, university stakeholders, STEM students and industry partners.
A University of Adelaide team of scientists has won one of the prestigious Eureka Prizes for science.
Our scientists will lead a research and industry consortium which aims to increase the value of agriculture waste.
Brewers and scientists are frothing with excitement after the discovery of new information about the malting characteristics of barley grains.
University of Adelaide vets and veterinary medicine students will provide 24/7 care to valuable show animals at the upcoming Royal Adelaide Show.
Our newest Ramsay Fellow, Dr James Quach, aims to build world’s fastest charging battery.
Scientists discover that an energetic galaxy four billion light years from Earth is the source of high-energy neutrino particles.
Research on damselfish living in high CO2 conditions shows that some populations of fish species might actually benefit from climate change.
School of Biological Sciences and The Environment Institute researchers are involved in Australia’s largest ever oyster reef restoration project.
Scientists have shown that widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the genomes of today’s mammals, and been an important driver of evolution.
An international team of researchers have developed a new product that moves the world one step closer to reliable, high-performance quantum computing.
Just like the terrifying creatures from the Alien movies, scientists have discovered a new species of parasitic wasp that eats victims from the inside out.
Physicists discover that nano-sized crystals of salt encoded with data using light from a laser could be the next data storage technology of choice.
Scientists at Australia’s largest wine research hub have used tiny magnetic particles to remove strange aromas and flavours from wine.
Research into the growth, health and profitability of lambs has landed animal science student Leesa-Joy Flannigan a major international award.
The discovery of a key metabolic hormone found in platypus venom will now be investigated for its potential to treat type 2 diabetes.
Scientists have created a laser which may eventually be used as a human breath test to screen for serious illness.
Grapegrowers have an advantage for the upcoming season in the form of a new smart phone application and a vital update to an existing app.
Funding from the Federal Government will be used to update infrastructure and equipment, and introduce new technologies at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility.
Congratulations to Dr Caitlin Byrt who is the recipient of The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS) prestigious 2018 Peter Goldacre Award.
Snake tails and hungry wasps - researchers will share their discoveries through the medium of performing arts at National Science Week’s ‘Perform Your Science’ showcase.
Four young researchers from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have embarked on studies aimed at supporting grain growers.
Weedy plants will thrive and displace long-lived, ecologically valuable kelp forests under forecast ocean acidification, new research from the University of Adelaide shows.
An international team of scientists including the University of Adelaide has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in moss that could possibly be exploited for health or other uses.
Researchers have discovered that drugs used in the treatment of certain brain disorders such as epilepsy, also alter the signalling process in plants under stress.