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 members of the Sex101x course team. The course is set to launch on July 12, and is currently open for enrolments.

We chatted to Rhaneela about her involvement with the course, her future aspirations, and what she thinks is the biggest misconception about human reproduction.



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Data science careers are pegged as the hottest jobs of this century. Whether in education, fintech or business, a career working with big data could see you working for big names like Airbnb or Coca Cola. Data science also has massive implications for global challenges such as the spread of disease, feeding the world and climate science, to name a few. (more…)

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Risk management is not just a tick box compliance exercise. While compliance is an important element of risk management, an effective risk management process can also be used to inform and support quality decision making, resulting in a successful project.

Here are three reasons why an effective risk management process is a must: (more…)

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Interested in producing or recording your own music? Or maybe learning how to analyse large sets of data? Or learning some vital business skills to become a successful entrepreneur? We have courses for you! Here are some of our most popular courses for April/May 2018:

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Meet Alex Mader, a graduate of the University of Adelaide. Since graduating, he has spent the last 2 years working at Disk Edits as an Audio Engineer. We met with Alex in his office at Disk Edits to chat about what he does, how he got to be where he is, and who his biggest […]

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Christian Haines, a sonic arts lecturer at the University of Adelaide, has once again taken part in the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Working with The Electric Canvas, Haines, and fellow AdelaideX colleague Stephen Whittington, have been responsible for creating the soundtrack that accompanies the Parade of Light show on the Mitchell Building, called ‘Roll Up, Roll […]

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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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Thoughts On Love

Have you ever seen two people fall in love and been baffled as to why? What is most important in a relationship? Is it passion or compatibility? Or romance or stability? To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we grabbed some snippets from our Shakespeare Matters MOOC discussion forum. Our learners considered these questions, and shared their experiences […]

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Sonic arts is a fairly new field so it has a lot of potential for development and providing opportunities for those who want to pursue it as a hobby or profession. With the upcoming re-release of the AdelaideX Music Technology Fundamentals online course, we chatted to Christian Haines, an Electronic Music Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. […]

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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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