Do you live in Adelaide? The University of Adelaide and the Adelaide City Council invites you (or a representative from your community) to participate in a 90 minute discussion to define what ‘community‘ means to you. The study will investigate Adelaide’s community networks, resources and complexities.
The information gathered during the study will contribute to a research project [...]

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Congratulations to Charlie Hargroves on winning the James McWha Award of Excellence.
This award has been named in honour of Professor James McWha AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide 2002 – 2012, in recognition of his significant contribution to the advancement of the alumni relations program during his leadership. It recognises outstanding alumni [...]

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The University of Adelaide and the ECIC are proud to sponsor Startup Weekend Adelaide on Friday 12 to Sunday 14 July.
Hosted in the University’s Hub Central, Startup Weekend Adelaide is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.
Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, [...]

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David Griggs, eChallenge workshop presenter and Managing Director of the Speakers Studio, is running a professional workshop on pitching and presenting skills on Wed 19 June.
David, a successful speaker, speaking coach and business pitch consultant, has a wealth of expertise which he kindly shares with eChallenge contestants. In 2007 David was recognized for his work and [...]

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Are you a budding entrepreneur with an exciting idea for a new venture? South Australia’s premier student business planning competition, the Entrepreneurs’ Challenge (eChallenge), kicks off on Thursday 18 April 2013.
As well as being in the running to win awesome prizes provided by our generous sponsors, you’ll also experience what it’s like to launch a start-up [...]

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Foresight & Social Change and Business & Carbon Management lecturer, Dr. Kristin Alford, has an article in The Conversation addressing the complex issue of creating pathways towards a future of environmental sustainability and social equality in Australia.
Kristen’s article comes as a response to the recent publication Negotiating our future: Living scenarios for Australia to 2050, [...]

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Public Lecture: Getting Ready for the Unexpected
Over 130 people from industry, government and the community gathered for a public lecture on disaster preparedness and uncertainty management at the University of Adelaide on Wednesday 20 Feb. The lecture was organised by ECIC PhD candidate, Ms Antonella Cavallo, who is a recipient of a Natural Disaster Resilience Grant [...]

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One scholarship is available to a full time postgraduate student who is undertaking the Master of Applied Innovation and Entrepreneurship program on campus at the University of Adelaide. This scholarship has been established by an Alumnus of the University with an entrepreneurial spirit, who following a successful career within corporate management and the Venture Capital [...]

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Presented annually by the Australian Museum, the Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of scientific research & innovation, science leadership, school science and science journalism & communication.
 Entries close on Friday 3 May. Please visit the Australian Museum for more information.

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The ECIC is pleased to formally announce that we are joining the Faculty of the Professions.
While we are sad to be leaving the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, as we have enjoyed tremendous support over the years, the shift to the Faculty of the Professions provides us with new and exciting opportunities.
From Monday 25th February 2013, [...]

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