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Student Spotlight: Human Reproduction with Rhaneela Punitham

Meet University of Adelaide student, Rhaneela Punitham. She is in her final year of university, studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, with majors in microbiology/immunology, pharmacology and statistics. She is also a student co-creator in the upcoming Sex and Human Reproduction MOOC, working collaboratively with AdelaideX, Professor Mario Ricci and other […]

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The brilliant minds behind our MOOCs (who just so happen to be women!)

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s to strong women, May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. Today, we salute some of the brilliant minds we have been lucky enough to work with on our MOOCs. We are proud to have such a strong representation of women. The theme for this year’s […]

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The aftermath of the white noise YouTube copyright claims: a Q&A with Dr Sebastian Tomczak

Earlier this month, Dr Sebastian Tomczak was hit by 5 copyright claim infringements for his 10-hour white noise video uploaded on YouTube. These infringements were incorrectly identified by YouTube’s automated Content ID system which uses algorithms to find close matches of content between videos. The story has gained global media attention from the likes of the ABC and […]

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AdelaideX: 2017 Year in Review

As we move into 2018, we reflect on 2017 and look back on the year that was. We have compiled the highlights of the year in numbers:

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Student Spotlight: Shakespeare Matters with Mahendra Chitrarasu

Meet University of Adelaide student, Mahendra Chitrarasu. He is a 2nd year Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) student, majoring in English and philosophy. He is also part of the Shakespeare Matters MOOC team, where he worked with the AdelaideX team and Dr Lucy Potter to develop materials for section 4 of this course, focusing on The […]

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Why you don’t actually suck at maths: a Q&A with Dr Lewis Mitchell

It’s always the same conversation at parties when Dr Lewis Mitchell introduces himself as a mathematician. There is always someone in the room that says: “I sucked at maths” or “I just don’t have a maths brain”. These common throw-away comments are ones that Lewis believes to be untrue. Listed as one of Australia’s Top […]

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