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Parting the clouds

Through new-species discovery, expansive organism-abundance studies and advanced modelling, University of Adelaide researchers are expanding global biodiversity awareness and informing environmental decision-making.

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Social smarts guiding international tech take-up

On paper, smart technology would appear capable of supporting and enhancing virtually every aspect of urban life. But in real world applications, of course, technological capability is no guarantee of success.

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World-first water treatment system to save millions of lives

An ingenious water treatment system that allows communities in developing countries to produce safe drinking water with little more than sunshine and chip packets.

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Enabling best-practice emergency communications in developing countries

In partnership with UNICEF, we have created a toolkit to help rapidly generate life-saving communication plans in local emergencies.

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Superbug advance: detecting hidden bacteria opens door for treatment

Identification of superbug bacteria paves the way for new therapies and improved water purification in developing countries.

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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 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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