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PUBLIC LECTURE Water Thinking: Caring for Oceans and Sharing Connections in a Time of Climate Crisis

Dr Jenny Newell (Australian Museum) will give a lecture on Water Thinking: Caring for Oceans and Sharing Connections in a Time of Climate Crisis. While we are all intimately immersed on the cellular level, rely on water for sustenance, and often think with fluid metaphors, people in the world’s watery regions, such as the Pacific, […]

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Palestine and the West: History, Contemporary Realities and Challenges Ahead

Twenty Seventeen is a significant year as it marks important anniversaries pertaining to the issue of Palestine. It is the 100 year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, 100 years of Australian involvement in Palestine, and 50 years of Israeli Occupation. The 1916 Sykes-Picot agreement set the scene by carving up the region into the modern […]

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Higher Education Research Group of Adelaide (HERGA) Conference 2017

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 […]

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PUBLIC LECTURE – Welfare to Wellbeing: Australian Education’s Significant Opportunity

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

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PhD student Kelly McKinley wins Research Award to investigate public attitudes on GM foods

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.

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Arts in Connected Places and Smart Wayfinding Research

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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History of Science, Ideas – SEPTEMBER MEETING

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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Research Forum Agenda – Aug 29th 2017

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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Raining Poetry in Adelaide

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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Looking for an exciting, challenging graduate employment opportunity in Teaching?

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