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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Cornelia Koch attends the 2018 Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)

Last week, Cornelia Koch attended the 2018 Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA). The conference theme was  ‘(Re)Valuing Higher Education’. Cornelia participated in a pre-conference workshop on ‘Lights, Camera, Action: Best Practice in Creating Instructor-Made Videos (IMVs)’, to inform her use of videos in blended learning in her undergraduate […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 6

Iga Warta is a cultural centre set up by the Coulthard Family on Adnyamathanha land near Nepabunna. We participated in welcome to country, story telling, ochre painting, and visited the Malki rock  paintings that marked the departure point for men and boys leaving for ceremonial meetings in the gathering place known as Ikara (Wilpena Pound). […]

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James Morgan wins the Law Foundation of South Australia’s Law & Justice Essay Prize

Recent law graduate James Morgan (formerly James Goh) has won the Law & Justice Essay Prize from the Law Foundation of South Australia. James’s prize winning essay entitled ‘Securing the Administrative Appeals Tribunal’s Independence: Tenure and Mechanisms of Appointment’ had originally been written for the Public Law Internship elective (now Law and Justice Internship). The […]

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International Implications of Military Space Operations

Professor Dale Stephens has recently been published in the US Naval War College Journal of International Law Studies.   The article; ‘The International Legal Implications of Military Space Operations: Examining the Interplay between International Humanitarian Law and the Outer Space Legal Regime’ considers the interplay between the Outer Space Treaty and International Humanitarian Law. It invokes normal mechanisms […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 5

A long day on the road today- Borefield Track to Lake Eyre, then down to Marree, home of the old Ghan Railway with the oldest mosque in Australia. Then down the Oodnadatta track to ghost town Farina, gradually being restored by volunteers from around Australia. Next stop Iga Warta in the Vulkathanha Gammon Ranges.   […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 4

A long drive from Arid Recovery to Iga Warta in the Gammon Ranges. Welcome to country by Terry Coulthard. Lucky to encounter Paul Monaghan linguist and anthropologist from Adelaide Uni who explained the process of language loss in indigenous communities across Australia. Ochre pits, and ancient cave art tomorrow.  

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Device representatives in hospitals: are commercial imperatives driving clinical decision-making?

Associate Professor Bernadette Richards and colleagues from Macquarie and Sydney Universities ask: Device representatives in hospitals: are commercial imperatives driving clinical decision-making?   Full article available here: https://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2018/07/04/medethics-2018-104804 Abstract: Despite concerns about the relationships between health professionals and the medical device industry, the issue has received relatively little attention. Prevalence data are lacking; however, qualitative and survey […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 3

Big day today. After trapping and tagging native wildlife at Arid Lands reserve at Roxby Downs, we toured the Olympic Dam mine which produces uranium, copper, silver and gold. And employs 3500 people at the mine. Afternoon we drove out across the gibber plains to see the strategies for controlling feral cats and dogs, which […]

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 2

Day 2 Andamooka’s moon like landscape, trapping bettongs at the Arid Recovery Centre at Roxby Downs, campfire classroom, and a tour of the huge Olympic Dam mining site extracting copper, gold, silver and uranium.  

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Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour Day 1

17 law students are traveling outback SA on the annual Biodiversity Planning  and Regional Australia study tour. Led by Paul Leadbeter and Margaret Castles the tour covers Port Augusta, Woomera, mining towns Andamooka and Roxby Downs, Lake Eyre and the North Flinders Ranges.       Day 1 Port Augusta Courthouse and Aboriginal Legal Rights […]

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