Monthly Archives: February 2016

Pregnancy Protection

Pregnancy can be a confusing time for soon-to-be parents, raising many questions about how to ensure their baby’s health. While the benefits of infant immunisations are generally well accepted, they don’t commence until the child reaches six weeks, making their lives up until then a genuine ‘danger zone’. Immunisation during pregnancy offers another way to […]

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CSI Adelaide

As the success of TV series like Silent Witness and CSI proves, the world’s hooked on small-screen forensics. But as this special Research Tuesdays Forum will show, our local expertise renders these stylised fictions dull by comparison. Featuring presentations from leading forensics-focused University of Adelaide researchers, you will hear how: • dental evidence is gathered […]

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Gravity Speaks

It’s likely the most important scientific advance of our lifetimes. The recent detection of gravitational waves, emanating from a cataclysmic collision of two black holes around 1.3 billion years ago, has rewritten our concept of the universe. The discovery, made by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)—an international collaboration involving 90 universities, within which the […]

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