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A Mediterranean diet can ease symptoms of stress and anxiety

It’s no secret that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Already recommended to reduce the risks of bowel cancer, heart disease, and dementia, new research from the University of South Australia shows that the Mediterranean diet can...
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Turning the page on children’s pain

A new study from the University of South Australia shows how young children learn about the concept of pain through reading, and it’s helping to promote children’s empathy, emotional development, and understand socio-cultural norms.
12-May-2024 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breakthrough in complex pain management

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic and debilitating pain disorder, typically considered lifelong with limited treatment options. Now, groundbreaking research finds that early detection and effective treatment can lead to significant...
30-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Omega-6 fatty acids could cut risk of bipolar disorder

Omega-6 fatty acids, commonly found in eggs, poultry, and seafood, could reduce the risk of bipolar disorder, according to a world-first study from the University of South Australia.
29-Apr-2024 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19-induced financial hardships reveal mental health struggles

Economic researchers at the University of South Australia have examined the mental health effects on people who experienced financial setbacks during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
29-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cardio-fitness cuts death and disease by nearly 20%

Running, cycling, or swimming – if you regularly exercise, you’re well on track for a long and healthy life, as groundbreaking new research from the University of South Australia finds that an increased cardio fitness level will reduce your risk...
28-Apr-2024 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Welcome to a world where we can cure blindness, chronic pain and neurological diseases with 3D printed surgical implants

Clever bio-inks that sit inside the human body and restore damaged neurons could cure a whole swathe of diseases in the next 20 years: conditions that have baffled scientists and clinicians for centuries.
28-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What women want: Female experiences to manage pelvic pain

A new study from the University of South Australia is putting people’s experiences of pelvic pain at the front of pain education to develop better pain management strategies and improved outcomes.
17-Apr-2024 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Weight loss? ‘Nuting’ to worry about with almonds

When it comes to weight loss, nuts can get a bad rap – while they’re high in protein, they’re also high in fats, and this often deters those looking to shed a few kilos. But new research from the University of South Australia shows that you...
18-Sep-2023 5:30 PM EDT

Labour laws need updating now remote work is here to stay

Australia’s employment laws and regulations must be updated to reflect the changing nature of work, with many people continuing to work from home long after the COVID-19 pandemic.
7-Sep-2023 8:05 PM EDT

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Sentencing child sex abusers: When the victim becomes the offender

When a ‘victim-offender’ is sentenced in court, a University of South Australia researcher is recommending judges acknowledge the offender’s early trauma, in conjunction with the consequences for the crime, in their sentencing comments.
30-May-2023 3:05 AM EDT

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Lived experience: the way forward for Australia’s mental health system

Changes to Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention system must be underpinned by lived experience to ensure appropriate care, say experts at the University of South Australia.
17-May-2023 1:05 AM EDT

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Clinicians must look beyond physical symptoms to care for people with deep-seated trauma

Child protection experts are imploring clinicians to broaden their duty of care to ensure that patients’ hidden trauma is not overlooked by more obvious physical symptoms and illnesses.
4-May-2023 11:05 PM EDT

Sleep Maximizes Vaccine Effectiveness

12-Mar-2021 8:05 AM EST

Flexible Work: Likely or Lip Service Beyond Pandemic?

Flexible work has always been a drawcard for employees, but while managers have typically been reluctant to embrace flexible work arrangements, University of South Australia researchers warn that the topic is likely to become front and centre as...
9-Jun-2020 8:05 PM EDT

Self-regulation for kids: at home, at school and with autism

As every teacher will assert, self-regulation is the key to optimal learning; it helps kids tune in, stay focussed and be ready to learn. But what if your child isn’t wired this way? For many children, self-regulation is hard to master, but for...
1-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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The Federal and South Australian Governments are jointly investing $60 million towards an Advanced Defence Tec...
14 May 2024

A tumble from a bike, a graze on the knee, or a common flu vaccination – how children experience pain ca...
12 May 2024

Larger wards, more hospital beds, and high-tech realistic ‘patients’ are helping rural nursing and...
08 May 2024

Whyalla Mayor Phill Stone, Professor Jon Buckley, Professor Esther May and Paul Havelberg with UniSA physiothe...
07 May 2024

Raviteja Duggineni of ResearchSat; Jill Dewey of ESpy Ocean; Ann Angel of AUCBG; Adrian Smith of AUCBG ; Tony ...
07 May 2024

Professor Mark Billinghurst Two UniSA researchers have made history after being inducted into the Augmented Wo...
05 May 2024

It’s no secret that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Already recommended to reduce the ri...
14 May 2024

New Australian technology could help recover up to $40 million worth of valuable metals from Port Pirie’...
30 Apr 2024

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic and debilitating pain disorder, typically considered lifelo...
30 Apr 2024

Omega-6 fatty acids, commonly found in eggs, poultry, and seafood, could reduce the risk of bipolar disorder, ...
29 Apr 2024

Running, cycling, or swimming – if you regularly exercise, you’re well on track for a long and hea...
28 Apr 2024

When COVID-19 caused significant economic disruptions, thousands of people around the world experienced sudden...
29 Apr 2024

Clever bio-inks that sit inside the human body and restore damaged neurons could cure a whole swathe of diseas...
28 Apr 2024

UniSA software engineering degree apprentice Alicia Bawden on site at Osborne. Australia’s first cohort ...
22 Apr 2024

A new study from the University of South Australia is putting people’s experiences of pelvic pain at the...
17 Apr 2024

New research shows that despite ‘Matildas soccer mania’ gripping the nation during the 2023 World ...
16 Apr 2024

UniSA's 200,000th graduate, Emily Wilson Fantastic teachers have played a key role in the career direction of ...
15 Apr 2024

Colourful slides and metal monkey bars are the mainstay of local playgrounds. But look around and you’ll...
21 Apr 2024

Skip intense stretch sessions and forget pushing past pain barriers – when it comes to maximising flexib...
15 Apr 2024

Drug-loaded 3D printed films could change cancer treatments forever as world-first research from the Universit...
14 Apr 2024

Authentic and sometimes confronting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content is helping the next generati...
12 Apr 2024

Managing problematic student behaviour is one of the most persistent, challenging, and controversial issues fa...
14 Apr 2024

New research has given insight into the resilience and recovery of businesses in two South Australian regions ...
14 Apr 2024

Octopus berrima hatchling, which was one of the species used to help develop the guide. Photos by Erica Durant...
10 Apr 2024

For most, farming in Australia is a great way of life, but at times it can also be physically and psychologica...
15 Apr 2024

Pharmacists are being recognised for their vital role in supporting home-based rural palliative care patients,...
03 Apr 2024

Innovative biotech company Noxopharm Limited (ASX:NOX) and the University of South Australia have received $10...
03 Apr 2024

L to R: Dr Sarah Boyle, Prof Richard D’Andrea & Prof Michael Samuel. Three Centre for Cancer Biology...
01 Apr 2024

Shutterstock. Most women leaving prison face profound disadvantages and rarely have access to the resources ne...
02 Apr 2024

Cystic fibrosis is the most common, life-limiting genetic condition in Australia. It affects the lungs, digest...
26 Mar 2024

As authorities crack down on illicit drugs, University of South Australia experts have issued an alert on the ...
25 Mar 2024

A cracked early 20th century teapot and torn silk souvenir scarf from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games are amo...
24 Mar 2024

Assumptions, misconceptions, and stereotypes – no one wants to be judged by how they look or where they&...
20 Mar 2024

Prison nurses are receiving specialist psychosocial training as part of a new University of South Australia re...
19 Mar 2024

A manned mission to Mars: it’s the next step in the global space race. But while agencies scurry to take...
19 Mar 2024

A report exploring the working conditions of pregnant employees and parents has been released today, calling f...
18 Mar 2024

Mock ‘Ninja knife throwing’, ‘ Gibberish’ , or the fast and furious ‘ Zap’...
14 Mar 2024

We all know that the early bird gets the worm, but new research shows they turn to something far more nutritio...
12 Mar 2024

Supporting kids with maths homework is a common afterschool activity. But beyond the basics, new curricula and...
12 Mar 2024

Life on the land can be great, but it can also put a lot of pressure on romantic relationships. Now, rural hea...
11 Mar 2024

Sophie, Richard and Victoria Angove are bucking the status q1uo in Australia when it comes to family business ...
05 Mar 2024

NAPLAN can be tough, but it's going to be even harder for Muslim students this year as the National Assessment...
06 Mar 2024

Early riser or night owl, everyone appreciates a good night’s sleep. But despite the best of intentions,...
29 Feb 2024

From left: Dr Nicola Massy-Westropp, Dr Harsha Wechalekar, Dr Arjun Burlakoti and Universities Australia Chair...
27 Feb 2024

The exposure of the gender pay gaps in large Australian organisations is a turning point for gender equality, ...
26 Feb 2024

Just weeks after news of a sharp national spike in asthma deaths – with South Australia recording the hi...
25 Feb 2024

Prof Rahman and Dr Karim collecting paddy melons for urease enzyme extraction. One of the most invasive Austra...
19 Feb 2024

Bruce Nuske, ceramic, 2022. Photograph by Grant Hancock The works by leading South Australian ceramicist Bruce...
18 Feb 2024

A team of international scientists has developed a more effective treatment for chronic wounds that does not i...
18 Feb 2024

L-R: Cherrie Adams, Eunwoo (Chris) Nam and Martin Adams The University of South Australia acknowledges the ext...
15 Feb 2024

UniSA/CCB Professor Greg Goodall, part of the team that made the landmark discovery. Australian scientists hav...
14 Feb 2024

A large survey of Australian university employees over the past four years paints a bleak picture, with almost...
13 Feb 2024

Early childhood educators need more support to deliver positive outcomes for Australia’s most vulnerable...
12 Feb 2024

Pharmacists will partner with patients and doctors in a new national project to reduce patient medication erro...
12 Feb 2024

For children’s sports, there’s no doubt that parents are essential – they’re the free ...
11 Feb 2024

Males born to obese women are more likely to be overweight at birth and develop metabolic complications in lat...
05 Feb 2024

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disease in Australia. As a degenerative disea...
05 Feb 2024

Talking about and planning for death is uncomfortable, especially when it comes to a loved one. But sharing po...
05 Feb 2024

Damian Madigan's new book, Bluefield Housing. Co-locating homes on single suburban allotments to create smalle...
04 Feb 2024

Every week, more than 400 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer . With treatment, survival rates for prostate...
04 Feb 2024

AICRAFT founder and CEO Dr Tony Scoleri (top, middle) with fellow 2023 Venture Catalyst Space program particip...
29 Jan 2024

Education experts at the University of South Australia are calling for a national childhood workforce strategy...
28 Jan 2024

Cycling with VR increased exercise enjoyment  by 20%. Boosting exercise is often on the agenda in the new...
17 Jan 2024

Low back pain is a major cause of disability around the globe, with more than 570 million people affected. In ...
22 Jan 2024

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is offering the country’s first online course in human-animal ...
15 Jan 2024

Photo by TobBunk. MOD,’s new interactive exhibition BROKEN , explores the widespread feeling that the wo...
15 Jan 2024

As Adelaide gears up for the biggest cycling race in the southern hemisphere – the Santos Tour Down Unde...
14 Jan 2024

House fires, road crashes and emergency rescues – they’re all part of the job for Aussie firefight...
16 Jan 2024

Love is blind, the saying goes, and thanks to a world-first Australian study, we are now a step closer to unde...
08 Jan 2024

Would you be happy to pour your friends a glass of wine from a cask or sip your favourite red from an aluminiu...
07 Jan 2024

Surgical operating theatres are renowned for poor behaviour due to high stress levels. Australian researchers ...
03 Jan 2024

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