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Combining football, finance and STEM

Amy is studying a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences with a Bachelor of Finance. She loved Economics, Maths and Science at school, and says she couldn’t pick a degree that sacrificed one of those areas.

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A fascination with light and optical engineering

Jiawen Li

Dr Jiawen Li is an inventor and highly adaptable engineer. With a career that began with her study of optical engineering, that saw her move across the globe twice, she is currently leading her own research team to develop a hair-sized ‘camera’ to help cardiologists identify patients at risk of heart attacks.

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Using technology for a social good

Thushari Atapattu from the School of Computer Science wears a green flower top and is smiling.

For Dr Thushari Atapattu, one of the most fascinating things about working in her field, is working on advancing technology that can be used in the community for social good.

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How effective is hand sanitiser at killing germs?

Summer research students Kate Whyte and Rachel Chin set out to find just how effective soap and hand sanitiser is against microbes, such as bacteria and viruses.

Scientist Hannah Agnew and summer research students Kate and Rachel set out to find how effective soap and hand sanitiser is against microbes, such as bacteria and viruses.

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Letting faeces provide the facts

Tahlia Perry SA Science Awards

Known in the scientific world as scat or faeces, poo can give a lot of very important information about an animal. This explains why Dr Tahlia Perry called on people nationwide to send her some.

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Esteemed lecturers inspire a career in STEM

Michelle Guzik

Michelle Guzik sat up and listened at university. And the impact of those lectures has never left her.

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Precision measurement with a light touch

Glass developed by IPAS for the image chamber of Coretec’s CSpace 3D volumetric display.

Precision measurement with a light touch In most circumstances, disordered working conditions prevent us from performing accurate work.

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Mechanical engineering PhD concept developed for use in medical clinical trials

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Dr Oveis Pourmehran’s tale is one of innovation, dedication and success.

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Searching for indigenous yeasts to create tastier wine

Natalia Caliani drinking wine

Yeasts are everywhere - these blessed creatures are the building blocks for a party, writes Natalia Caliani.

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'Lifestyle' wines could deliver hundreds of jobs to SA

Winery photo

Low and no-alcohol wine products could bring more than 500 jobs and add $64 million a year to South Australia’s economy.

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