UniSA scores a trio of Tall Poppies
Three of the University of South Australia’s brightest young researchers have been recognised in the state’s 2014 Tall Poppy Awards, announced at Government House last night.
New UniSA public science studio to build on past glory
The University of South Australia has received strong support for its forthcoming public science studio from one of Adelaide’s most loved visitor experiences – the Investigator Science and Technology Centre.
Indigenous maths project wins federal funding
A new UniSA project is set to improve Indigenous students’ achievement in mathematics and numeracy education at high school, thanks to $783,000 in federal government funding from the Australian Maths and Science Partnerships Program (AMSPP).
Breathing easy – study looks at impact of fish oil on chronic lung conditions
Australian researchers are collaborating on a joint study to see if fish oil supplements can improve chronic lung conditions such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
New therapy targets aggressive form of leukaemia
Exciting new cancer research could lead to a new approach to the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML).
Water treatment technology goes global
The University of South Australia’s commercialisation company ITEK Ventures Pty Ltd (ITEK) has entered into an exclusive licence agreement with Hyflux International Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Hyflux Ltd, to apply and eventually commercialise its unique coating technology in the global water treatment market.
Kitchen gardens to promote healthy eating in remote schools
Not much can beat the taste of home-grown fruit and veg, as Indigenous students in remote areas found out for themselves as part of a project which aims to instil good eating habits for life.
Using dance for stroke rehabilitation
Special effects from the Australian Dance Theatre’s international hit show Proximity are being adapted to help in rehabilitation for people with stroke and brain injury.