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Here's proof that bowel cancer screening reduces deaths

New research led by the University of South Australia shows just how effective bowel cancer screening is in helping to reduce the number of bowel cancer deaths by up to 45 per cent.
19-Sep-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UniSA leads nationwide push for academic integrity

Academic integrity is critical to every aspect of education and increasing breaches of academic integrity are raising concerns about the international reputation of higher education in Australia.
18-Sep-2019 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Just bad luck? Cancer patients nominate ‘fate’ as third most likely cause

What role does fate play when it comes to the 145,000 people diagnosed with cancer each year in Australia and 125,000 people in Vietnam?
15-Sep-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Shifting weight in shift workers: world first study

If you’re one of Australia’s 1.4 million shift workers, you’ll know that managing irregular hours can be hard, disrupting normal eating and sleeping patterns, and reducing the opportunity for regular exercise.
9-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Empathy for robots can have life-changing consequences for troops

It is increasingly common to use robots in war zones to examine and disarm hazards or recover objects with the understanding that the loss of a robot is a far more acceptable outcome than the death of a solider.
6-Sep-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Depression breakthrough

Major depressive disorder – referred to colloquially as the ‘black dog’ – has been identified as a genetic cause for 20 distinct diseases, providing vital information to help detect and manage high rates of physical illnesses in people...
4-Sep-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Gender Pay Gap

While the principle of “equal pay for equal work” was legalised decades ago, a UniSA gender diversity expert says women executives are still struggling to achieve this right, despite working their way to the top of the business echelon.
28-Aug-2019 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Super-powered immune cells – leading the next cancer breakthrough

Ground-breaking immune therapy promises to deliver vital evidence in the fight against cancer as researchers from the Centre for Cancer Biology open a new clinical trial using genetically engineered immune cells to treat solid cancers.
21-Aug-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Children starting school? Don't stop the bedtime story.

24-Jan-2019 10:05 PM EST

Doing School Differently

Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik.
22-Jul-2018 10:05 PM EDT

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The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university helping to solve the problems of industry and the professions. We are also South Australia’s largest university with over 31,000 students located across six campuses. Our teaching is industry-informed, our research is inventive and adventurous. We create knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. Our graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. We are Australia’s University of Enterprise.


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