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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Arts Internship Industry Event

On Wednesday 24th October, the Arts Internship Industry Event took place on campus. The program is held in Semester 2 of each year, and gives students the chance to gain hands-on practical experience by undertaking a research project for a specific organisation. The ‘high tea’ themed event gave our student interns the opportunity to showcase […]

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Patenting Human Genes Workshop – ethics, regulation and innovation in biotechnology

Are patents on genes really patents on innovations? What should be patentable? Should organisations ‘own’ exclusive rights to human genetic information? How would researchers attract the investment needed to fund research if the patenting environment were to change? How do we ensure that society continues to benefit from research which may lead to accessible tests […]

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Linguistics and Endangered Languages present: Vanishing Voices (Traditional Ladino Music), Thurs 25 Oct, 7.30pm

Ladino, a.k.a. Judeo-Español, is a severely endangered Jewish language that is a fusion of Castilian Spanish (15th century) and Hebrew. It dates from the Spanish Expulsion in 1492, after which Ladino became a vernacular among eastern and Mediterranean Sephardi Jews and constituted a major part of their literary and folksong culture, as well as a […]

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Apply for Honours in 2013 – applications now open

Applications are now being accepted from final year students wishing to study honours in 2013.  Honours is an intensive year-long program which involves both advanced coursework and research. The program culminates in an extended piece of work (thesis) on a topic chosen in consultation with an academic supervisor. Why Study Honours? to engage, in depth, with a […]

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