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University offers: Hey new students, we’re here to help!

University of Adelaide student - Maths Lawns, North Terrace campus

You've received an offer, what now? Learn how we can help.

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Ancient DNA research reveals evolutionary secrets of Game of Thrones dire wolves

Artwork credit: Mauricio Antón/Nature. Caption: Somewhere in Southwestern North America during the late Pleistocene, a pack of dire wolves (Canis dirus) are feeding on their bison kill, while a pair of grey wolves (Canis lupus) approach in the hopes of scavenging. One of the dire wolves rushes in to confront the grey wolves, and their confrontation allows a comparison of the bigger, larger-headed and reddish-brown dire wolf with its smaller, grey relative.

University of Adelaide scientists have sequenced the ancient DNA of dire wolf fossils for the first time and uncovered new secrets of the animal made famous by the TV show Game of Thrones.

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Genomics milestone: Scientists uncover genomes of platypus and echidna

Echidna CSI

University of Adelaide scientists have produced the first ever echidna genome and a greatly improved, high-quality platypus genome sequence.

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Vietnamese science student helping international arrivals thrive in Adelaide

Hien Minh (Jean) Vu - Plant Production Innovation student

International students are adapting to life at the University of Adelaide with the support of dedicated science student Hien Minh Vu.

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‘Vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap

Veterinary technology

The three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train allied veterinary professionals.

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Radiation is the world’s own superhero

Oliphant Science Awards 2020 - Chengcheng Zheng and Professor Murray Whitelaw

Chengcheng Zheng of Wilderness School receives science writing award at the SASTA Oliphant Science Awards.

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Roseworthy campus celebrates 20 years of animal science

Animal science sheep

It's been two decades since the relocation of viticulture and oenology teaching to Waite campus, and the animal science degree to Roseworthy.

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COVID-19 detector dog research and trials underway

A COVID-19 detector dog enrolled in the NOSAIS program led by professor Dominique Grandjean and Clothilde Julien from the Alfort Veterinary School (France)

14 dogs have begun their training as COVID-19 detector dogs.

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Ecologist Samantha Munroe named Superstar of STEM

Samantha Munroe researcher photo

School of Biological Sciences and TERN researcher joins latest cohort of brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Marine creatures with incredible vision drove an evolutionary arms race

An artist’s reconstruction of ‘Anomalocaris’ briggsi swimming within the twilight zone

Palaeontologists have helped shed an evolutionary light on a 500-million-year-old deep sea creature.

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