Sustaining a Better Brew

How Adelaide research is helping Australian barley producers capitalise on growing Asian beer markets.

When: Tuesday 13 May 2014
Time: 5.30-6.30 pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, The Braggs Lecture Theatre
 
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Featured Seminars
Keeping hearts healthy

Keeping hearts healthy

The historical path of treating heart disease, and overview of current practices and a glimpse into future treatment. Heart disease is a leading cause of death and morbidity throughout the world. In Australia it causes one death every 12 minutes and is responsible for the greatest proportion of health care costs. For centuries our understanding of the causes of heart disease and treatment strategies has been limited. However in the last half of

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Why share houses are always dirty

Why share houses are always dirty

The behavioural economics of cooperation Humans encounter social dilemmas in all areas of life. From the group perspective, if everybody pitches in we’re all better off, so cooperation is desirable. But from the individuals’ perspective pitching in is not rational, as it detracts from their ability to pursue their own self-interest. In some situations this clash of social and individual incentives is of only minor concern, such as when attem

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Mawson in the Mirror

Mawson in the Mirror

Celebrating the remarkable qualities and achievements of Australia's great polar explorer To help mark this year's centenary of the Aurora's return from the landmark Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), this special presentation will bring to life the AAE's legendary leader, Sir Douglas Mawson. Despite brutal conditions, very basic equipment, extreme privation and the tragic loss of key crew members, Mawson's AAE (1911-1914) famously still

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Tackling Addiction

Tackling Addiction

The grim spectres of drug and gambling addiction have loomed over Australian society for decades. But although each continues to destroy thousands of lives, progress is being made. In this special Research Tuesdays Forum, three leading researchers in the field will discuss the latest findings, including: • Why the physiological mechanisms of drug addiction are no longer seen purely as a matter of the brain's "wiring", but also its immune syst

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Shards of History

Shards of History

How glass changed the world It was during the Roman empire that glassware first became a cheap and ubiquitous commodity. Its unique visual and physical properties were coveted by people of vastly different cultures and socio-economic status for use in almost all aspects of private life. Our understanding of the techniques used to produce glass at this time has increased markedly during the past 15 years, as has our knowledge of the market mecha

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Featured researchers

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Stephen Nicholls

Stephen Nicholls is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Adelaide, and the Heart Foundation Heart Health Theme Leader at the inaugural South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Mark Pharaoh

Mark Pharaoh

Mark Pharaoh B.A. (Hons), M.A., is a Senior Collection Manager at the SA Museum and head of the Mawson Centre.