Facilities and Services

Adelaide Dental Simulation Clinic

At our leading edge Adelaide Dental Simulation Clinic, you’ll have the opportunity to practise real world patient-care procedures in a highly technologically advanced environment. Adelaide Dental Simulation Clinic is a truly state-of-the-art and flexible workspace where you can develop clinical skills in facilities that include 90 individual simulators.

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Adelaide Health Simulation

Adelaide Health Simulation provides practical training for health professionals and students, using advanced technology to simulate medical and surgical emergencies and teach critical decision-making. Our academic and professional staff work together to provide innovative education to enhance your clinical preparedness.

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Adelaide Health Technology Assessment

Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA) undertakes comprehensive evidence-based assessments of health technology and interventions to inform policy and practice. We work closely with the federal health department, and those in each state, assessing the suitability of health interventions, technologies and services for public funding by the health system.

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Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building

Situated in the heart of the Adelaide BioMed City on North Terrace, alongside the Royal Adelaide Hospital and South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) building is designed to transform the way our students learn, enhance the student experience and prepare future health care leaders for professional practice.

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Body Donation Program

Donating your body to science is one of the greatest gifts one can give to make a lasting contribution to the education and training of our current and future health professionals and to advance science through research. The Adelaide Medical School operates a central mortuary facility on behalf of the universities in South Australia for the acceptance of all bodies donated to science.

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Clinical Research Facility

The Clinical Research Facility is a modern, controlled and secure multi-use research space on level 4 of the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, in the heart of the BioMed City precinct. The purpose-built facility offers a self-contained, flexible and safe environment to conduct commercial clinical trials and deliver high quality care for study participants.

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The University of Adelaide is home to SAiGENCI, an independent cancer-focused medical research institute focusing on cancer research, clinical trials, immunotherapies and genomics, and partner in the South Australian Genomics Centre (SAGC).

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Histology Services

Adelaide Medical School offers histology services at competitive rates for both internal and external clients. Services include tissue preparation, embedding, sectioning, slide mounting, routine and special staining. Electron microscopy preparation services are also available upon request. We provide quotes for projects, when grant applications are being prepared.

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Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Gym and Plinth Room

Unveiled in 2021, the Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Gym and Plinth Room launched with the University of Adelaide’s suite of allied health programs, ensuring new students and staff are well-equipped to begin their journey with the University. The setup and equipment available provide flexible learning and teaching environments and promote a practical, hands-on approach to our Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) courses.

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Ray Last Laboratories

The Ray Last Laboratories consist of three multifunctional laboratory spaces which encompass bioskills, surgical skills and anatomy areas. The state-of-the-art laboratories are located within the Adelaide Medical School. They service a wide range of uses, from undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in anatomy to advanced surgical training, simulation, clinical skills and research.

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Research Equipment Online Booking System

Do you need access to equipment to conduct scientific research? We provide researchers with access to world-class equipment, technology and facilities. The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences has a range of bookable, in-house research equipment, located across the various precincts of the faculty and SA Health units. We want to support researchers, enabling you to undertake research you might not otherwise be able to do without access to equipment.

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Vernon-Roberts Museum

The Vernon-Roberts Museum contains the most extensive collection of examples of human diseases and detailed anatomical prosections in South Australia. Our inventory has in excess of 2000 potted specimens–of which approximately 400 are on display and the remainder available upon request–and includes a large comparative skeletal collection as well as models of hominids and developmental embryology.

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Yaitya Purruna

The Yaitya Purruna Indigenous Health Unit provides a wide range of support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. We value Aboriginal community engagement as a core part of our business, and seek to support projects that contribute to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in empowering and sustainable ways.

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