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HDA Oration - South Australia: Transition, Translation and Transformation

The 15th annual HDA Oration will be presented by Professor Caroline McMillen, Chief Scientist for South Australia on South Australia: Transition, Translation and Transformation. The past two decades have been a time of profound geopolitical, economic and social change. While many nations, regions and cities have faced major economic ... 16-Sep-2019 more


Uni of Adelaide MBA ranked top 2 in the nation

The University of Adelaide's highly regarded MBA program is now rated second of all business school MBAs in the nation, according to the latest The Australian Financial Review BOSS magazine rankings. The Adelaide MBA has moved up steadily over the last four ranking results, from 10 to now the number 2 spot in the BOSS rankings, ... 16-Sep-2019 more


First frailty map highlights service need

An online interactive map, which shows for the first time where Australia’s frail and pre-frail people live today and in the future, will help plan services for healthy ageing. The frailty web map has been developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide’s NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Frailty and Healthy Ageing. ... 16-Sep-2019 more


Rise in rankings brings new opportunities for University of Adelaide

Today’s release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020 has seen the University of Adelaide rise once again, now ranked 120th in the world – and 7th in Australia. The University of Adelaide has increased 15 places on last year’s THE ranking, which means the University has now risen in each of the ... 16-Sep-2019 more


JCU’s global rankings success

James Cook University has strengthened its standing as a world-class research and teaching university, with an authoritative global ranking listing JCU in the top 250 of the world’s universities. The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings has ranked JCU 201-250 out of nearly ... 16-Sep-2019 more


Regional hospitals a hit for young doctors

James Cook University researchers have found training medical students in regional hospitals is a crucial part of encouraging them to follow a career outside major cities. Dr Torres Woolley, a Senior Lecturer at JCU’s College of Medicine and Dentistry, led a study that surveyed medical students at JCU about where they intended to work ... 16-Sep-2019 more


Scientists think they’ve found Aussie defender’s last resting place

A James Cook University scientist believes his team may have found the wreck of a US warship sunk defending Australia more than 77 years ago during WWII. JCU marine geologist Dr Robin Beaman led a mapping team based on the CSIRO’s research vessel Investigator. He said they were looking for the USS Neosho, a ship sunk in 1942 as the US ... 16-Sep-2019 more


Honorary doctorates awarded by University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide will recognise the contributions to society of five eminent Australians at this week’s September graduation ceremonies. Arts luminaries Neil Armfield, AO, Rob Brookman, AM, and Rachel Healy; world-renowned reproductive medicine pioneer Emeritus Professor Colin Matthews, AO; and engineering leader and former ... 11-Sep-2019 more


Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

A unique new facility launched at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination, and contribute to our understanding of the impact of climate change through measurements on Antarctic ice cores. A collaboration between CSIRO and the University of Adelaide, the Atom Trap ... 11-Sep-2019 more


Steve Vizard and Joe Chindamo on the creative gene

Gold Logie-winning interviewer, writer, and academic, University of Adelaide Adjunct Associate Professor Steve Vizard, interviews celebrated musical treasure and composer Joe Chindamo about the art of creativity. The evening will explore not only Chindamo’s life but his musical journey, his compositional work in theatre, film, live ... 11-Sep-2019 more


Health system falling short of meeting needs of refugees

James Cook University researchers say refugees are struggling with the Australian health system and too often end up resorting to family, friends, and word-of-mouth cures or traditional medicine. Michael Au, a sixth year medical student at JCU, led the study. He said refugees often arrive in Australia with high rates of both mental and ... 06-Sep-2019 more


Riding in cars with dogs

Compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in the car are needed to ensure the safety of drivers and pets, a new study from the University of Adelaide suggests. The study found that, while two thirds of Australians restrain their dogs when driving, this number varied depending on ... 06-Sep-2019 more