On 18 and 19 March 2017 Dr Nengye Liu convened the ‘Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions, Science, Politics and Law’ conference in Wuhan, China, with the support of Wuhan University’s China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies and Research Institute of Environmental Law. The two-day conference draws a clear picture of […]

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ROCIT Research Unit, Adelaide Law School, in conjunction with EU Centre for Global Affairs National Wine Centre, Adelaide on Thursday 16 March 2017, 8.45am-3pm Are our business rescue laws still fit for purpose? How can they better assist directors to preserve value before it’s too late, but still protect other stakeholders including the public interest? […]

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LLB and BA student Caitlyn Georgeson has been awarded the SBS Student and Rising Star of the Year Award at the 2017 Australian LGBTI Awards. Caitlyn has served on the University of Adelaide Student Representative Council as Queer Officer and established Pride Club, a community that runs social events for LGBTI students and their friends. […]

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More than 50 legal experts, technical experts, researchers and others came together at The University of Adelaide Law School over the period 20 – 22 February 2017 for the first MILAMOS Workshop. Following the preliminary coordination meeting in October 2016 in Montreal, this was the first in a projected set of nine Workshops to reach […]

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Associate Professor Bernadette Richards is a member of a multi- disciplinary team recently awarded an NH&MRC Partnership Grant (APP1133407: total funds $781,842). In collaboration with ten government and community partners, the team will examine strategies for the inclusion of vulnerable populations in developing complex and sensitive public policy: A case study in Advance Care Planning. […]

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In February 2017, Associate Professor Joanna Howe and Professor Alex Reilly completed final reports on research projects competitively funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA) and the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO). The report for HIA, titled ‘Sustainable Solutions: The Future of Labour Supply in the Australian Vegetable Industry’ was a comprehensive review of local and migrant […]

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In February, Adelaide Law School’s Dr Michelle Lim accepted an invitation to join the Collective Leadership Team of the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List’). The overarching objective of the IUCN Green List is to increase and recognise the number of Protected and Conserved Areas globally that are equitably […]

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Dr Michelle Lim participated in the Chapter 6 meeting of the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Global Assessment from January 30 to February 3 2017. The meeting was hosted by NINA – the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. The Assessment brings together international experts and fellows who have been nominated by […]

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The Adelaide Law School’s Dr Michelle Lim was a visitor at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Basque Country, Spain and the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden from 23-27 January 2017. Michelle was hosted by Dr Ignacio Palomo at BC3 and Professor Belinda Reyers at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Michelle is collaborating with Professor Reyers […]

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Dr Michelle Lim participated in the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Fellows Workshop held in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain from 17-20 January 2017. IPBES is the intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services biodiversity provides to society. The mission of IPBES is to strengthen […]

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