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Staff honoured for outstanding service

A University of Adelaide professor who has devoted much of his career to saving people’s lives – by investigating the deaths of others – has today been made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day honours. Forensic pathologist Professor Roger Byard has been awarded an AO for “distinguished service to […]

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Dentists fly for outback care

University of Adelaide’s Dental students are climbing on board with the Royal Flying Doctor Service to help bring health smiles to people living in the outback. View video We gratefully acknowledge the ABC’s generosity in providing this video.

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2013 Future Fellowships Section-by-Section Guide

Please find attached the Research Branch’s 2013 Future Fellowships Section-by-Section Guide. This can be used in conjunction with the ARC’s Rules, Instructions and FAQs. Please note the following deadlines: Request not to Assess forms – 30 January (ensure you email your completed form to arcgrants@adelaide.edu.au) Full review – 30 January Eligibility check  – 6 February […]

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French Embassy – Scientific Mobility Program 2013

Dear colleagues, The French Embassy, yesterday, opened the call for proposals for the Scientific Mobility Program 2013, a grant program for early career researchers in France and Australia. This program will replace the former Cotutelle Travel Grant Program. The call is open to all nationalities and the applicant must be: Undertaking a joint PhD project […]

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Can men prevent diabetes with testosterone boost?

Australian men most at risk of developing type 2 diabetes are urged to join a new study that aims to help them lose weight and prevent diabetes – by giving them more testosterone. The $4.8 million study, the first of its kind in the world, will look at the potential benefits of treating men with testosterone supplements […]

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Dragonflies have human-like ‘selective attention’

In a discovery that may prove important for cognitive science, our understanding of nature and applications for robot vision, researchers at the University of Adelaide have found evidence that the dragonfly is capable of higher-level thought processes when hunting its prey. The discovery, to be published online today in the journal Current Biology, is the first […]

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