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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Staff Profile – Dr Peter Pugsley

My name is Peter Pugsley; I’m a Senior Lecturer for the Discipline of Media. I’ve been at the University for nearly six years. I’m working on finishing my book on Asian cinema (out soon!) It covers everything from Bollywood to South Korean horror films, and I’m coming to the realisation that I’ve barely touched the […]

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Office Workers Making Themselves Fatter, Unhappier, and Less Productive with Al-Desko Dining

Office workers and making themselves fatter, unhappier, and less productive by refusing to leave the office at lunch time to eat outside.  Nutritionists are warning of the serious health implications for workers who remain seated and glued to their computers for up to 12 hours a day including slower metabolism, reduced Vitamin D, and poor […]

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Can you sell your thesis in just 3 minutes?

Are you a University of Adelaide researcher active in a PhD or Masters program? You could be eligible to enter the 3 Minute Thesis competition. Prizes include a $2000 Travel Grant as well as free travel and accommodation to the national finals. There is also a $1000 Travel Grant People’s Choice Award. Registrations close Monday […]

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Anzac Day

On the eve of ANZAC Day, we reflect on the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.  You may not be aware of the number of University of Adelaide staff, students and alumni who served in the Great War but In 1916, only […]

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Professor Graeme Hugo gives address to United Nations in New York

Professor Graeme Hugo – ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Professor of Geography and Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of Adelaide – has delivered an address to the United Nations this morning (Australian Time) providing an update on trends in migration and advising that developed countries should provide incentives for […]

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Staff Profile – Dr Susan Oakley

My name is Dr Susan Oakley and I’m an Associate Professor and Head of Discipline in Gender Studies and Social Analysis in the School of Social Sciences. I’ve been at the University since 2002. I’m also the Convenor of the Bachelor of Social Sciences degree program. I’m proud to be part of a degree that […]

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Study of Census Data by Prof Graeme Hugo Reveals Exodus of Young Australians to Neighbouring States

South Australia is losing almost 2000 residents each year, lured by better job prospects and cosmopolitan lifestyles in other states.  The data, collated by Professor Graeme Hugo – ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Professor of Geography and Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of Adelaide, reveals that this exodus is […]

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Congratulations to all Graduating Students Today!

Congratulations to all undergraduate and postgraduate students graduating in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences today! The ceremonies will be streamed live at 10.00am and 2.30pm from Bonython Hall. For further information, please visit the Graduations website at:  www.adelaide.edu.au/student/graduations/.    

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Faculty Office Closed Today, Thursday 18 April

The Faculty Office will be closed today as all staff are assisting at the Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremonies. We apologise for the inconvenience.  Please send us an email at humss.office@adelaide.edu.au and we will respond to you as soon as possible. Faculty Office Team    

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The Meaning of ‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’

A Special post-Anzac Day, Lingui-Musical Event Conducted by world-renowned songwriter, Eric Bogle, in conversation with Professor Ghil‘ad Zuckermann. Eric has travelled the world with his music. In the past 30 years or so he has toured North America 8 times, Europe 12 times and has appeared at most of the major music festivals both in […]

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