Three Minute Thesis Final

University of Adelaide thesis project explained in just three minutes, using only one PowerPoint slide?

When: Tuesday 9 September 2014
Time: 6 – 7.30 pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, The Braggs Lecture Theatre
 
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Featured Seminars
The Universe is talking

The Universe is talking

How an incredible discovery at Antarctica's "IceCube" observatory could reveal some of the most tantalising secrets of deep space. It's been described as one of the world's strangest telescopes. But the remarkable IceCube, occupying a full 1km3 under the Antarctic ice sheet, could soon shed light on some of the Universe's most tantalising mysteries. IceCube detects tens of thousands of high-energy neutrinos, ghostly sub-atomic particles, every

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Less gain, less pain?

Less gain, less pain?

How limiting gestational weight gain is affecting pregnancy outcomes for obese mothers and their babies. The World Health Organisation has identified obesity as a health problem of global significance, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and their associated complications. It's also a serious risk factor during pregnancy. Maternal complications include an increased risk of hypertension, gestational diabetes and perinatal deat

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Indigenous Health Forum

Indigenous Health Forum

A Research Tuesdays special event It's well documented that Indigenous Australians experience profound inequalities in health compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts. Consequently, a vast amount of research is being conducted nation-wide across the full range of Indigenous health needs. The University of Adelaide is playing a leading role in this effort, and in this Forum we'll discuss a number of our latest projects and findings, includ

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Sustaining a Better Brew

Sustaining a Better Brew

How Adelaide research is helping Australian barley producers capitalise on growing Asian beer markets. Climate change and a growing global population are big challenges for Australian agriculture. As our barley industry is proving, however, they also present a huge opportunity. Through intensive research in molecular genetics and biochemistry, including at the University of Adelaide, stunning gains have been made during the last decade in the amo

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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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Featured researchers

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Gary Hill

Dr Gary Hill is a Future Fellow at the University of Adelaide.
 

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Jodie Dodd

Professor Jodie Dodd is an Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist at the University of Adelaide and Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
 

Jason Eglinton

Jason Eglinton

Associate Professor Jason Eglinton is the Barley Program Leader at the University of Adelaide.
 

 

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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).