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UniSA women blitz Winnovation Awards, taking 6 out of 10 categories

19 October 2018

University of South Australia researchers dominated last night’s Women in Innovation Awards at the National Wine Centre, taking out six of the 10 categories in an outstanding result for the University....

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New screening tool to improve outcomes for kids with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

10 October 2018

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has often been called the ‘invisible disability’ due to its high rate of non- or misdiagnosis among children. ...

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Spirit of enterprise strengthens UniSA’s THE rankings

26 September 2018

The University of South Australia is now one of Australia’s top universities for income derived from industry partnerships, according to the Times Higher Education 2018-2019 University World Rankings, highlighting its commitment to solutions-focused research...

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Green mango peel: a slick solution for oil contaminated soils

26 September 2018

Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel could be the key to remediating oil sludge in contaminated soil according to new research from the University of South Australia.

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Fighting obesity – could it be as plain as dirt? UniSA research digs up the fat-fighting power of clays

31 August 2018

It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but new research from the University...

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Discovery presents treatment hope for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases

9 August 2018

There is new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases following a ground-breaking discovery made by an Australian-Chinese...

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UniSA leverages industry connections in $9.2m ARC projects

8 August 2018

The University of South Australia will help chart the future of Australia’s energy and manufacturing sectors as a key partner in two new national training centres announced by the Federal Government this week....

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Artificial intelligence can predict your personality… simply by tracking your eyes

27 July 2018

It’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, revealing what we think and how we feel. Now, new research reveals that your eyes may a...


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