University of Adelaide Lab Launches Students Into Financial Markets



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The University of Adelaide’s new Financial Markets Lab will give students real-world experience of working in today’s financial markets.

Located in the University’s Nexus 10 building, corner of North Terrace and Pulteney Street, the lab will be used by a wide range of students from the University’s Adelaide Business School.

‚ÄúThe new Financial Markets Lab will provide real-world benefit to students taking business and finance courses,‚ÄĚ says Dr Syed Ali, Director, …

University of Adelaide’s Precise Clock Wins Eureka Prize



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A University of Adelaide team of scientists has won one of the prestigious Eureka Prizes for science for the development of the world’s most precise clock.

The team won the Defence Science and Technology Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.

The¬†Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator, otherwise known as the Sapphire Clock, is the result of more than two decades of pioneering research and is 1000 times more precise than any other commercial system; …

2019 New scholarships at the University of Adelaide!



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The University of Adelaide is excited to offer a range of scholarships to international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students commencing their studies in 2019.

Many of your students will be eligible for scholarships if they are current offer-holders of the University, or if they are intending to apply in the near future.

Tuition fee waiver scholarships of varying amounts are available for the following categories of students:

  • Global Academic Excellence: 50% tuition fee waiver.

University of Adelaide Professor First Female To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award



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PROFESSOR FIRST FEMALE TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A University of Adelaide professor has become the first woman to receive a prestigious lifetime achievement award for her research into fatty acids and lipids and their impact on children’s health.

Professor Maria Makrides is the Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme Leader with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, and Professor of Human Nutrition with the University of Adelaide.

She has become the first woman to receive the prestigious Alexander Leaf Distinguished Scientist Award for Lifetime Achievement, …

Biologist To Lead Sciences At University Of Adelaide



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An internationally esteemed cell biologist has been appointed the new Executive Dean of the University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Sciences.

Professor Keith Jones, who is currently Head of Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton in the UK, will join the University of Adelaide in October following a global search for a new Executive Dean.

In his new role, Professor Jones will have overall responsibility for Sciences teaching and research at the University’s North Terrace, …

University Of Adelaide Lighting Up Roseworthy Campus With Renewables



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The University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy campus is closer to generating, supplying and storing nearly half its energy needs thanks to $780,000 from the State Government’s $150 million Renewable Technology Fund.

The funding will support the installation of a $1.56 million 0.5MW/2MWh battery storage system and increase the benefits of a $4.2 million 1.2MW solar project that will supply more than 40 per cent of Roseworthy’s annual energy needs.

The project is part of the University‚Äôs Campus Sustainability Plan, …

New Leadership For University Of Adelaide Architecture School



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An expert in urban planning and its economic impact has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s¬†School of Architecture and Built Environment.

Professor Alan Peters has more than 30 years’ experience in the field of urban and rural planning.

He will join the University of Adelaide in February 2018, having served as the Head of the School of Built Environment and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) over the past seven years. …

University of Adelaide’s MBA Ranked Top 5 in Australia



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Uni of Adelaide MBA ranked top 5 in the nation

The University of Adelaide’s highly regarded MBA program is now among the top 5 MBAs of all business schools in the nation, according to the latest¬†The Australian Financial Review BOSS¬†magazine rankings.

The¬†Adelaide MBA¬†has moved up one place in the¬†BOSS¬†rankings to the number 5 spot, confirming its position as a leading Australian MBA program and the very best offered in the State. …

Actors Highly Vulnerable to Mental Health Problems



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New research from the University of Adelaide is raising the curtain on the not-so-glamorous aspects of being a professional actor, with psychology experts finding that Australian actors experience a wide range of threats to their mental wellbeing.

Researchers from the University’s School of Psychology conducted in-depth interviews with a group of 20 Australian professional actors, after realising that little had been done to understand the psychological experience of the acting profession in this country. …