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Australian Rover Challenge 2022

ARC UofA Rover arena

University students from across Australia tested their rovers by competing in a full-scale simulated lunar mission at the Australian Rover Challenge.

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Google virtual campus tech event

Google event

You are invited to Google’s Career Info Session with University of Adelaide

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The excitement of large datasets and mathematics

For Bridget Smart, it was the excitement of working with large datasets to improve the quality of information online that led her to choose her research area.

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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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Spotlight on Vivien Heng this International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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This International Day of Women and Girls in Science we’re shining a spotlight on one of our brilliant Mathematical and Computer Sciences students, Vivien Heng.

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Researchers develop wind tunnel technology for solar mirrors

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Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering and Centre for Energy Techology researchers Dr Matthew Emes and Professor Maziar Arjomandi on their invitation to participate in the US Department of Energy funded Heliostat Consortium.

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ASPER Academic appointed to international scientific advisory board

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Congratulations to Professor Simon Holford on his appointment to the International Ocean Discovery Program's (IODP) Environmental Protection and Safety Panel.

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Winners of the 2022 Best Research Oriented Paper Award

Four people in front of Australian Water Association sign

It’s worth noting, this is not an award you apply for. It is an annual award from the journal – the leading journal in the area from the American Society of Civil Engineers – and the winners are selected by the committee of the journal editorial board members.

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