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6 Reasons to Buy Local Food

Did you know that what you eat, and where it comes from, can really make a difference? Whether you choose to believe it or not, what you eat and where it comes from has a huge impact on your health, your community, the economy and the environment. We have compiled some of the many reasons […]

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World Food Day: Curbing Food Waste

Today, we celebrate World Food Day. This day is dedicated to addressing global hunger issues. The theme for this year is: A #ZeroHunger world by 2030 is possible. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have made it clear that “our actions are our future.” So what simple actions can we take? One […]

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Shakespeare Matters MOOC nominated for the 2018 edX Prize

We are excited to announce that Lucy Potter has been nominated as a finalist in the 2018 edX prize for the Shakespeare Matters MOOC. The edX prize celebrates contributions and innovations of MOOC teachers in the edX community. There are 10 finalists for the edX Prize and the winner will be announced at the edX […]

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AdelaideX Trending Courses: August/September 2018

Interested in learning something new? Maybe you want to expand your knowledge in the big data space? Or learn how to read and appreciate Shakespeare and his plays? Or understand addiction and appropriate treatments for recovery? Check out AdelaideX’s trending courses for August/September:  

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Sex at each stage of adulthood: a Q&A with Dr Tonia Mezzini

How does sex change over the different phases of adulthood? Can sex be good or bad for you? Talking about sex can be an uncomfortable topic at the best of times, so talking about sex AND ageing can be even more challenging. This could explain why it is not something that is widely spoken about. Despite […]

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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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Big data leads to big careers

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 […]

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3 reasons why an effective risk management process is a must!

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:

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AdelaideX Trending Courses: April/May 2018

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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Career Spotlight: Alex Mader – Audio Engineer & Entrepreneur at Disk Edits

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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