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An Arts PhD in Adelaide: Christina’s Story

Meet Christina Yeo – PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts, originally from Malaysia. Many years after completing her Honours in Computer Science with a Major in Software Engineering followed by a MBA and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration, Christina made the decision to study in Adelaide. A public servant, she has been awarded […]

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Ethics, Science and Society

Have you thought about enrolling in Anat Sci 3500 Ethics, Science and Society? This is a cross-faculty course coordinated by Philosophy and run jointly with staff from Medical Sciences. Topics for 2016 will include: informed consent, scientific misconduct, eating disorders and body image, use of animals in research, genetic counselling, organ donation and transplants, IVF and cryonics. […]

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Shannon Burns Profiles Australian Writer Gerald Murnane

In August 2015, JMCCCP early career researcher Dr Shannon Burns wrote an extended profile of the enigmatically brilliant and under-recognized Australian writer Gerald Murnane for the Australian Book Review. The essay, which was supported by an ABR fellowship, reviewed Murnane’s challenging and rather idiosyncratic oeuvre in the context of his personal biography. A full version […]

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History of Science, Ideas and Technology Group Meeting

Is there anything new under the sun? Promoting physical activity throughout the ages Monday 2 November 2015 at 7pm Dr Caroline Adams and Katherine Devonshire-Gill AES Using the works of Hippocrates, Galen, Mendez, Mercuriale, Fuller and others we show how many of the principles and practices that informed the development of Australia’s National Physical Activity […]

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Why the World Needs Arts Graduates

The Faculty of Arts invited Careers Service staff member Michelle McKinnon to present on the career options and outcomes for Arts graduates, as well as the increase in demand of graduates with strong communication and analytical skills. View the Presentation Slides Michelle says: “Arts degrees do not necessarily lead to specific occupations, rather they allow students to […]

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Emerging South Australian Historian of the Year

Congratulations to Carly Osborn, the Education and Outreach Officer for the Centre for the History of Emotions, who received the ‘Emerging South Australian Historian of the Year’ Award from the History Council of SA at a ceremony recently held at Government House. The History Council noted that “Carly has greatly assisted the new emphasis on history […]

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The Arts Internship – Lara’s Semester with Australia Institute of International Affairs

I have recently graduated from The University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of International Studies with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Development Studies and English. Throughout my time at university, the intersection of my studies in political science and development left me with a strong interest in migration policy and related issues. In my […]

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The Arts Internship – Hugh’s Semester with Australian Dance Theatre

I spent four years at the University of Adelaide studying a Bachelor of Media/Bachelor of Arts (English Major) double degree. During my last semester, I entered the Arts Internship and was placed with the Australian Dance Theatre. I spent six months with the Australian Dance Theatre, helping to prepare for its 50th anniversary celebrations in 2015, […]

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The Arts Internships – Emma’s Semester with Ms Julia Gillard

As a final year Arts and International Studies student, I undertook the Arts Internship to develop extensive research and workplace skills. The Arts Internship program arranged for me to undertake a research internship in the office of former Prime Minister the Honourable Julia Gillard, with personalised academic supervision and support from within the university. Over […]

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