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Gender Studies and Social Analysis Prize Night 2016

Recently at the Department of Gender Studies and Social Analysis prize night, held on Wednesday 27 April 2016, top students from 2015 were awarded a number of prizes. The Department would like to congratulate the following prize winners: Maryam Pedram Khou – Chilla Bulbeck Prize Cam Biddle – The YWCA of Adelaide Prize in Women’s Studies Ann Jackson […]

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Not the Royal Croquet Club: School of Social Sciences

Today, the School of Social Sciences hosted an event for first year students called “Not the Royal Croquet Club”. The event encouraged first year students studying within the School to meet other first year students and chat informally with some academic staff. Thank you also to the students who joined in on the celebrations after their graduation ceremony […]

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Organisms and Us: How living things help us to understand our world

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide welcomes applications for a higher degree (PhD) scholarship in conjunction with an ARC Discovery Project under the supervision of Professor Rachel A. Ankeny entitled “Organisms and Us: How Living Things Help Us To Understand Our World.” The PhD project will focus broadly on historical uses of […]

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Nominations Open: 2016 CHASS Australian Prizes

Nominations are now open for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) 2016 Australian Prizes. Two categories are suitable for students: Future Leader ($2,000): for a future leader in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences below 35 years of age. Student ($500 Co-op Voucher): for a student project, performance, exhibition or thesis […]

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Visiting Professors: Peter Arnds and Thomas Mical

Visiting Professors at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice Associate Professor Peter Arnds (Trinity College Dublin) and Professor Thomas Mical (Auckland University of Technology) are Visiting Professors at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice in 2016. A/Prof Arnds will be arriving in Adelaide in the beginning of May and will be available for […]

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Friday 29 April Seminar: Australian Foreign Policy and News Media

Australian foreign policy and news media: National identity and the sale of uranium to India and China The Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) and Indo-Pacific Governance Research Centre (IPGRC) bring you this FREE seminar. Friday, 29 April 4:00-5:00 pm Stretton Room, Level 4 Napier Building Abstract Based on a recent article in the Australian […]

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Graduate Profile: Tait Brimacombe

I began a Bachelors of Development Studies (now International Development) at the University of Adelaide in 2007, one of the first years that the degree had been offered. I was attracted to Development Studies as I was looking for something to supplement a Bachelor of Laws as a double degree, and the range of courses […]

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The New Bachelor of International Development

Build the skills necessary to work in International Development with the new Bachelor of International Development. The degree introduces students to the key issues and problems affecting the developing world that drive poverty, inequality and vulnerability. It allows students to explore how bi-lateral organisations, multi-lateral agencies, and Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) try to intervene in these […]

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Environmental Change Field Trip

John Tibby led a 2nd and 3rd year field trip to the lower River Murray region.  The students examined a sediment core from Cooke Plains to investigate recent environmental change in the region.  A video explaining the coring is available here. The intrepid coring crew heading out to obtain a coring (Photo: Simon Marek)

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Thinking Clearly about Suicide in India

Peter Mayer’s recently published article has been mentioned by BBC correspondent Soutik Biswas in his most recent blog post. The article discusses the comparative media coverage in India of farmer and housewife suicides. Though there are more than three housewife suicides for every one of a farmer, they receive almost no media attention. The article […]

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