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Over $1m in successful ARC Linkage funding for ECMS

Mark Jaksa

Congratulations to Dr Markus Wagner, Professor Mark Jaksa and their respective teams for successfully securing over AU$1m for their Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage projects.

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UofA team wins Aurecon Sustainability Award in EWB Challenge Showcase

Maxine Tsoukatos, Aditya Shekhawat - EWB

Congratulations to the University of Adelaide students who won the Aurecon Sustainability Award in the 2020 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Showcase.

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Australian Rover Challenge success

ARC UofA Rover arena

Held 27-28 March, the first ever Australian Rover Challenge gave university students' from across the country the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test.

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Computer Science researchers receive Google Research Scholar Program grant

Chuengsatiansup and Wagner standing on the University of Adelaide's lawn with "making history" in the background

Dr Chitchanok Chuengsatiansup and Dr Markus Wagner from the School of Computer Sciences have recently been awarded funds from the Google Research Scholar Program.

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PhD opportunity: Create a platform to test smart grid operation mechanisms

Electric Car

This project aims to develop, test, and verify the impacts of local markets on the operation, profit and business model of the aggregator. To that end, the game theory will be used to form the interaction between prosumers, local market platform and the aggregator operation considering the potential of islanded operation as a business case for the aggregator. Applications open until filled.

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Computer Science at Adelaide rises in the ranks

Computer science

The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject have now seen the University of Adelaide claim eight top 100 rankings, with Computer Science now entering the top 100.

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How to take heavy industry emissions to net-zero

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Heavy industry is vital to our economy but it contributes to the planet’s climate challenge crisis, which is why transitioning the sector to net-zero carbon emissions is so important.

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Innovative researcher wins Wine Australia Award

Dr Cheryl Suwen Law stands smiling in a lab wearing a lab coat

Congratulations to research associate Dr Cheryl Suwen Law who has received the Wine Australia Award at the recent 2021 Science and Innovation Awards.

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World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2021

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development

Wednesday 4 March is the first World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development. This year, we're sharing the great work engineers in ECMS are doing under the theme of: early warning and prevention.

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Join research project discussion about healthy relationships

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Looking for young people (aged 14-20) in Adelaide to tell us your views on what qualities you think are important to make all relationships happy and respectful.

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