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New e-learning course champions patient safety

New e-learning course champions patient safety

Wednesday, 06 February 2013. A new learning course pioneered by two University of South Australia lecturers is aimed at raising the standard of handover of patient care in hospital and care facilities across the country. In cooperation with St Andrew's Hospital, UniSA’s Tina Holmes and Dr Jane...

Bottle Light set to transform cycling safety

Bottle Light set to transform cycling safety

Monday, 21 January 2013. As South Australia gears up for the Santos Tour Down Under, an invention by a University of South Australia lecturer is set to make cycling safer for all recreational riders. Industrial Design lecturer Sandy Walker has invented Safety Bottle Light, a water bottle fitted...

Global tech giants invest in talking cars technology

Global tech giants invest in talking cars technology

Thursday, 10 January 2013. Adelaide ‘car-to-car’ communications technology company Cohda Wireless has attracted a substantial, undisclosed investment deal from global networking equipment firm Cisco Systems and NXP B.V. a top 10 global semiconductor company. The decision by the two United States...

US patent for novel drug delivery technology granted

US patent for novel drug delivery technology granted

Wednesday, 12 December 2012. Congratulations to our Commercial Manager Mark Bruce who just received the long awaited granted US patent for Ceridia's novel drug delivery technology. Ceridia's LipoCeramic platform technology allows for the reformulation of both novel and generic drugs to improve...

Ultrathin designs reflect a safer future for motorists

Ultrathin designs reflect a safer future for motorists

Wednesday, 28 November 2012. If you drive a new car in the next few years, when you check your side mirrors, take a close look; the reflection may appear courtesy of some cutting-edge technology developed by researchers at UniSA. Dr Drew Evans is a research fellow whose expertise in ultrathin film...

Developing Aboriginal medicines to fight inflammation

Developing Aboriginal medicines to fight inflammation

Thursday, 23 August 2012. A UniSA research team is using compounds extracted from an Indigenous medicinal plant to develop a natural cream to treat inflammatory skin conditions like dermatitis and psoriasis. The research is conducted in partnership with the Chuulangun Aboriginal Corporation, led...