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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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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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Aurora Internship Program – Summer 2017/2018

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. […]

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Arts Graduate, Kyran Dixon recognised by SA NAIDOC as Young Person of the Year 2017

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 […]

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2017 Graeme Hugo Memorial Scholarship (Semester 2)

For this year only, applications are now open to undergraduate students for the 2017 Graeme Hugo Memorial Scholarship (Semester 2). The Scholarship is to the value of $5,000 and will be offered to a successful recipient in accordance with the Scholarship rules.* *In reference to rule no. 12, the scholarship is now being offered to […]

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International Jazz Trombone Competition Finalist – Tom Voss

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 – […]

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2017 Barr Smith Library Fellow – Dana Rehn

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 […]

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Grant awarded for research into the link between language revival and well-being

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 […]

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School of Education Gains Accreditation for Five Years

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 […]

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‘Shakespeare at the Globe’ course awarded grant to assist students

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 […]

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