Book Launch: Text-based Research and Teaching

You are invited to the book launch of  Text-based Research and Teaching: A Social Semiotic Perspective on Language in Use Editors Dr Peter Mickan, Visiting Research Fellow and Elise Lopez, PhD Candidate, University of Adelaide When: Tuesday, October 31st Time: 4.30 pm to 6.00pm Where: Adelaide International School, Level 4, 127 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South […]

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Congratulations to this years Geography, Environment and Population HDR graduates

The Department of Geography, Environment and Population saw 3 Higher Degree Research students graduate in September 2017. Congratulations to Nicole Pelton, Victoria Skinner and Asheshwor Shrestha.

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Adelaide Language Festival to celebrate cultural and intellectual diversity

Adelaide Language Festival – 29th November 2:00pm – 7:00pm The University of Adelaide is hosting a free public event on Wednesday 29 November 2017 to celebrate cultural and intellectual diversity, and to help university students, high school pupils and adults in the community learn more about the various cognitive and health benefits of being multilingual. […]

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Applications for the League of Nations Prize are now open!

The League of Nations Prize The League of Nations Prize is a competition for the best essay on the work of the League of Nations. Entries are currently open and essays must be between 3,500 to 6,000 words in length. The prize is $1,000 in value and the winner will be selected by the Department […]

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NEWS: The School of Education and Pulteney Grammar School partner up to establish a teacher-focused research hub

The School of Education: supporting Research Initiatives in Schools The University of Adelaide and Pulteney Grammar School have a long history of association, back to the establishment of our respective institutions in the mid-1800s.  This association has undergone a revival, for much the same reasons as the rationale behind our beginnings:  to provide for the […]

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PUBLIC LECTURE: Transforming a Broken Refugee System

The Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research presents this year’s Hugo Lecture speaker, Professor Alexander Betts from the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Betts is author of numerous academic books and articles on asylum, migration and humanitarianism. He has advised international organizations and governments around the world, and his work has featured in leading […]

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The P W Rice Scholarship and the P W Rice Research Travel Awards

Applications for the P W Rice Scholarship and the P W Rice Research Travel Awards for 2018 are now open! These postgraduate research scholarship and travel awards are available for female students (Masters by Research or PhD) currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Adelaide, having gained First Class Honours in one […]

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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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