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Centenary Celebrations 2018 – Department of French Studies

What have the French ever done for us? 2018 marks the centenary of the appointment of John Crampton as the first Lecturer in French at the University of Adelaide. To commemorate this milestone, the Department of French Studies has organised a series of free public events on the general theme: “What have the French ever […]

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Geosmart Asia and Locate 18

Monday 9th April, 10am Adelaide Convention Centre   April 2018 is going to be an exciting month for all geospatial students, staff and industry professionals as Asia-Pacific’s most premier conferences, GeoSmart Asia and Locate 18, come together in Adelaide from 9-11 April, 2018. With the theme ‘The Art, Science and Business of Geospatial’, this three […]

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Provocations #1: Who Shot the Albatross?

Provocations #1: Who Shot the Albatross? Gate-Keeping in Australian Culture

Provocations is a new public forum tackling controversies in the arts and humanities, hosted by the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice.

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EVENT: The Triebel Lecture  2017

Date/Time: Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 6.00pm to 7:00 pm Location: The Vines Room, National Wine Centre Cost: Free, but registration required More information: https://www.lcnau2017.org/triebel-lecture In 2017, the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 10th Triebel Lecture will be held at the University of Adelaide in conjunction with Intersections, the colloquium of LCNAU (Languages and Cultures Network for […]

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Adelaide Language Festival to celebrate cultural and intellectual diversity

Adelaide Language Festival – 29th November 2:00pm – 7:00pm The University of Adelaide is hosting a free public event on Wednesday 29 November 2017 to celebrate cultural and intellectual diversity, and to help university students, high school pupils and adults in the community learn more about the various cognitive and health benefits of being multilingual. […]

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The School of Education: supporting Research Initiatives in Schools

NEWS: The School of Education and Pulteney Grammar School partner up to establish a teacher-focused research hub

The School of Education: supporting Research Initiatives in Schools The University of Adelaide and Pulteney Grammar School have a long history of association, back to the establishment of our respective institutions in the mid-1800s.  This association has undergone a revival, for much the same reasons as the rationale behind our beginnings:  to provide for the […]

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Professor Alexander Betts from the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford

PUBLIC LECTURE: Transforming a Broken Refugee System

The Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research presents this year’s Hugo Lecture speaker, Professor Alexander Betts from the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Betts is author of numerous academic books and articles on asylum, migration and humanitarianism. He has advised international organizations and governments around the world, and his work has featured in leading […]

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PUBLIC LECTURE Water Thinking: Caring for Oceans and Sharing Connections in a Time of Climate Crisis

Dr Jenny Newell (Australian Museum) will give a lecture on Water Thinking: Caring for Oceans and Sharing Connections in a Time of Climate Crisis. While we are all intimately immersed on the cellular level, rely on water for sustenance, and often think with fluid metaphors, people in the world’s watery regions, such as the Pacific, […]

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Moran Award for History of Science Research Kelly McKinley

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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Arts in Connected Places and Smart Wayfinding Research

Congratulations to Mary Griffiths who has been successful in being allocated funding from the Australian Smart Cities Consortium (ASCC) to conduct a research project on Connected Places and Smart Wayfinding for the Port Adelaide Centre. The ASCC is a University of Adelaide initiative that aims to work with partners on city-scale solutions to complex challenges […]

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