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Producing market-ready low-emissions fuel from food waste

Four major global and national challenges – clean energy, food wastage, competition for arable land, and energy security – are being addressed by a new solar-driven liquid-fuel production method set to power aircraft and agricultural vehicles.

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Forethought and forewarning

To protect our data and communication we must be doubly focused: one eye on emerging vulnerabilities, another on new, more secure forms and channels. On both fronts, the University of Adelaide’s vision is clear.

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Roads better travelled

Thanks to a new wave of technological innovation, Smart Cities are set to achieve higher levels of transport safety and efficiency than previously thought possible.

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Accuracy ascending

The University of Adelaide is taking measurement and sensing to unprecedented levels of sensitivity, enabling step-change advances in defence, health, astronomy, food and wine.

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A deeper shade of green

It’s no secret: in humanity’s give-and-take planetary contract, we’re not keeping our end of the bargain. With big changes required throughout society, the University of Adelaide is looking well below the surface.

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Sports engineers design world’s fastest and coolest helmets

Our sports engineers have teamed up with Swiss company Scott Sports to help develop the world’s fastest road cycling helmet.

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Keeping ADF communications at the cutting edge

For nearly 30 years, the Centre for Defence Communications and Information Networking has played a leading role in ensuring our armed forces’ operational IT systems remain the equal of, if not superior to, any in the world.

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No crash test ‘dummies’

Next time you walk your children to school, or cross a busy city street, reflect on the work of researchers in the Vehicle Safety Laboratory who are committed to making your journey as safe as it can be.

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Optimising Water Distribution

Improving operations of water supply systems throughout Australia and across the world using fast mathematical optimisation techniques

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Cookstoves for the developing world

Dr Cris Birzer develops humanitarian technologies for resource-constrained countries and regions

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Dr Giang Nguyen

ARC Future Fellow Giang Nguyen seeks to better predict collapse at underground mine sites by understanding the way materials behave under various environmental and load conditions

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Dr Cris Birzer

The development of humanitarian technologies for resource-constrained countries and regions can help save millions of lives every year, and improve the quality of life for billions

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