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Bend or Break: flexible institutions, teachers and students

With significant changes over the last 10 years, universities have found it necessary to take a close look at the way they do business.

Students have also been selective in their engagement with their institutions, with reduced attendance and greater use of technology and increasing work pressures. In the middle of this, the staff who are responsible for learning activities have had to adapt often becoming more flexible in their approaches to assessment, attendance, and teaching approaches. At this conference we ask “What are the challenges for flexible teaching and learning for the universities, for academics and for the learners? (more…)

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2017 Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture

Professor Faye McCallum, Head of School of Education cordially invites you to the 2017 Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture (more…)

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Moran Award for History of Science Research Kelly McKinley

Congratulations to PhD student Kelly McKinley, Dept. of History, School of Humanities, who is the joint winner of the Australian Academy of Science 2018 Moran Research Award for the History of Science Research, for her research investigating the history of activism and public attitudes in Australia towards genetic modification science in agriculture and food production. (more…)

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Congratulations to Mary Griffiths who has been successful in being allocated funding from the Australian Smart Cities Consortium (ASCC) to conduct a research project on Connected Places and Smart Wayfinding for the Port Adelaide Centre. The ASCC is a University of Adelaide initiative that aims to work with partners on city-scale solutions to complex challenges […]

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Fracking – Past and Present SPEAKER: Elinor Alexander (BSc Hons) -Director, Geology and Exploration Branch, Energy Resources Division, Department of Premier and Cabinet  WHEN: Monday 4 th September  2017   at 7:00 pm  WHERE: Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library, Level 3       This presentation examines facts relating to the geology and engineering behind hydraulic fracture stimulation […]

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This Faculty Research Forum will focus on issues related to gender, equality, diversity, and inclusion. All Faculty members and those from other faculties are cordially invited. The Forum will be of interest not only to researchers but anyone involved in teaching and HDR supervision.  When: TUESDAY 29 August 2017, 1.00pm – 3.00pm Where: Schulz Building, […]

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It's Raining Poetry

Two PhD students at the University of Adelaide, Camille Roulière and Marianne Braux, have organised an exciting street art/poetry event with the support of the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide. Featuring a selection of poems from local Adelaide poets (including Jill Jones, Jennifer Liston, Alison Bennett, Banjo James and […]

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Teach for Australia

Looking for an exciting, challenging graduate employment opportunity with the chance to make a real difference for yourself and others? Teach For Australia is a not-for-profit, Top 100 graduate employer that aims to combat educational inequity throughout Australia by training and placing highly skilled, inspiring individuals such as yourselves as teachers in disadvantaged schools. 

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Projects Abroad

Opportunities for current students with Projects Abroad – Australian and NewZealand For all the programmes below; Dates are flexible – outside significant holidays the students can choose when to undertake the internship which should mean it can fit in anywhere in the academic calendar They have dedicated supervision – there will an assigned supervisor at […]

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Annual Fay Gale Public Lecture

This public lecture was inaugurated by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2010 and is named in honour of the late Professor Fay Gale.  Each year a distinguished female social scientist is chosen by the Academy and this year the Annual Fay Gale Public Lecture is to be delivered by Professor Chris Beasley. […]

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