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.
The Program continues to place students and graduates with backgrounds in business, education, health science, law, media/communications, psychology, social work and some social sciences (including anthropology, archaeology, cultural heritage and environmental management, Indigenous studies, history, human geography and sociology) at Indigenous sector organisations involved in land rights, policy development, research and social justice, Australia wide. […]
NAIDOC is a national celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, where NAIDOC SA awarded Kyran Dixon a 24-year-old Kaurna and Narungga young man SA NAIDOC Young Person of the Year for 2017. Kyran graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Art in History, Politics and International Studies, and wants to pursue his passion for […]
Congratulations Tom! Finalist in the International Trombone Association 2017 Carl Fontana Jazz Trombone Competition. Tom was also recognised as the ‘Second Alternate’ in the ITA 2017 JJ Johnson Jazz Trombone Competition! Tom will travel to the University of Redlands for the competition finals. This is part of the four day International Trombone Festival June 28 – […]
The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that PhD Art History candidate Dana Rehn is the successful applicant for the 2017 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship from a strong field of candidates. For Dana’s application, she demonstrated how invaluable the Barr Smith Library collection is to her research. Dana’s thesis […]
Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Adelaide, working with Professor Alex Brown of SAHMRI, has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $1.1 million. The NHMRC grant is for “examining the impact of language reclamation on social and emotional well being among the Barngarla”. This transdisciplinary project, administered […]
The University of Adelaide’s reputation as a leading teacher education provider has been reinforced by the recent successful five-year accreditation of its teaching degrees. The Teachers Registration Board of South Australia has accredited the University of Adelaide School of Education’s current teacher education programs along with the inaugural Master of Teaching program from January 2017 […]
Associate Professor Lucy Potter has been awarded $21,500 under the Australian Government’s Endeavour Mobility Grants scheme. The funds will assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds to attend performances of Shakespeare’s plays in London and Stratford-upon-Avon as part of Lucy’s ‘Shakespeare at the Globe’ course, a new addition to the Department’s offerings that will run for the […]