University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide was founded in 1874 in Adelaide, South Australia as a public university. Today the university has over 17,000 undergraduate and graduate level students. Adelaide has produced five Nobel Laureates and 101 Rhodes Scholars and is a member of the elite Group of Eight. The university is noted for its various specialized studies campuses with emphasis in agriculture, biochemistry, engineering and science. The university has an overseas campus in Singapore.

Address
Marketing and Strategic Communication, SA 5005 Australia
Website
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Adelaide

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Diabetes

The ticking time-bomb of diabetes

University of Adelaide researchers have warned that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening condition, or simply ignoring the obvious warning signs—and ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Household and family ties significant in staving off dementia

In a global study, researchers in evolutionary medicine at the University of Adelaide have found that people living in larger households are at reduced risk of dying from dementia and could stave off the progression of the ...

Medical economics

Aging in place successfully could be all about where you live

Research from the University of Adelaide has shown that neighborhood characteristics—from the location of medical services and how much green space there is, to the number of people involved in volunteer activities—can ...

Health

Meat-eating extends human life expectancy worldwide

Has eating meat become unfairly demonized as bad for your health? That's the question a global, multidisciplinary team of researchers has been studying and the results are in—eating meat still offers important benefits ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Is energy the key to Alzheimer's disease?

A team of researchers at the University of Adelaide has found a link between the way that cells produce energy for brain function and the mutated genes found in Alzheimer's disease.

Vaccination

Parents more likely to refuse COVID jab for children than adults

In a study of South Australian households, researchers at the University of Adelaide have found parents are more likely to refuse COVID-19 vaccination for their child than the proportion of adults refusing vaccination for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Unmasking poor prognosis bowel cancer

Researchers at SAHMRI and the University of Adelaide have pinpointed a tumor support signal that works to suppress the immune system. Blocking this signal may prove pivotal in stopping bowel cancer.

Medical research

Lasting impact of COVID-19 infection on the immune system

A world leading research collaboration between SAHMRI, the University of Adelaide, Flinders University, the Women's and Children's Hospital and the Royal Adelaide Hospital has delivered crucial insight into the lasting immune ...

Cardiology

Wine is safer than beer for minimizing risk of heart condition

Drinking less than six Australian-standard glasses of alcohol a week is associated with the lowest risk of developing atrial fibrillation, but not all alcohol is created equal, new research from the University of Adelaide ...

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