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You’re invited to participate in a bowel screening and technology study

Are you aged between 45 and 75 and want to have your say in how you get information about bowel cancer screening? All we need is approximately 15 minutes of your time to complete our online survey and you could win one of two Apple iPad Mini’s 16GB! The University of Adelaide invites you to […]

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Carpe Diem: MOOC Courses

Renowned learning innovator Professor Gilly Salmon (PVC Learning Transformations at Swinburne) is running a free MOOC course on an approach to designing technology enhanced learning called “Carpe Diem”. Carpe Diem is a proven collaborative and rapid course development method for effective learning design. More information can be found here and here. Course Dates: 10 March – […]

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Channel 9 SA Young Achiever Awards | Applications close 22 January 2014

Nominations for the Channel 9 SA Young Achiever Awards close on Wednesday 22 January. The awards comprises 9 different categories, one of which Marketing and Communications and the Faculty of Science co-sponsor. In the past we’ve seen current students and graduates receive one of many awards, and 2014 shouldn’t be the exception. I encourage you […]

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Training and Development | Apply First Aid course

The Apply First Aid course is now available at the Adelaide Health Simulation & Skills Centre (AHSSC). Equip yourself with invaluable first aid skills – you can’t learn it in an emergency. Only 20 spots available, book in quick to avoid missing out! Course: Apply First Aid (HLTFA311A) Location: Adelaide Health Simulation & Skills Centre […]

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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE – INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOLS 2014

The University of Cambridge is currently promoting its International Summer Schools to be held at the University from 6 July to 22 August 2014. The attached flyer from the Institute of Continuing Education details the dates of the individual school starting from 6 July 2014. Full details of the programmes, including dates, accommodation options, fees […]

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New mums needed for biggest type 1 diabetes study

A new national study is seeking up to 1400 pregnant women or those who have recently given birth to help solve the mystery of how our modern environment could be contributing to the doubling of type 1 diabetes cases over the past 20 years. The study – led by researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson […]

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Dragonflies can see by switching “on” and “off”

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered a novel and complex visual circuit in a dragonfly’s brain that could one day help to improve vision systems for robots. Dr Steven Wiederman and Associate Professor David O’Carroll from the University’s Centre for Neuroscience Research have been studying the underlying processes of insect vision and applying that knowledge in robotics and […]

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Studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide

Get an insight into studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Hear from our Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery students discussing their experiences as medical students at the University of Adelaide. Watch YouTube videos

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Risks of over-the-counter painkillers to Aboriginal people

New research at the University of Adelaide has highlighted serious potential health risks to Aboriginal people because of a lack of understanding about the use of over-the-counter painkillers. The research has led to calls for more culturally appropriate information so that Aboriginal people may better understand what medications they’re taking and the associated risks. Professor […]

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Need for debate on when babies should eat solids

A University of Adelaide researcher says it’s time for Australia’s health authorities to rethink advice on how long women breastfeed their children exclusively. Dr Brian Symon, Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the University of Adelaide and an expert on young children’s sleeping problems, says there is growing evidence to suggest that exclusive breastfeeding may not […]

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