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Seminar – Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Plight of the Noncombatant

The Research Units for Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE) and for the Study of Society, Ethics and the Law (RUSSEL) present Abstract: Ongoing meetings of the United Nations in Geneva regarding the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons consider the many issues surrounding the use of lethal autonomous weapons systems from a variety of legal, ethical, […]

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Teaching and Research from the South to the North

In September, Dr Nengye Liu was invited by the Australian Academy of Science to present at this year’s Theo Murphy Australian Frontiers of Science Conference – The Antarctic Frontier: Developing Research in an Extreme Environment. The Conference was held in Hobart 13-15 September, and attracted more than 40 top early/mid-career scientists across the country. Dr […]

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What is Block Chain? Workshop and Networking Event

The blockchain is the glue that is going to drive a productivity revolution across the globe on par with what Henry Ford did with the automobile… [it] is the most important innovation in fundamental architecture since the tubes of the internet were first developed.” (Australian Financial Review, 14 December 2015). University of Adelaide Interdisciplinary Block […]

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‘Unsafe and Unfair’ – Dr Joanna Howe authors a new report examining the Federal Government’s workers’ compensation reforms

New research has recommended the Federal Parliament reject legislation reforming Australia’s workers’ compensation system, warning that the current bill fails the public interest test and risks adversely impacting on workers, small and medium sized businesses, and taxpayers. The McKell Institute report, “Unsafe and Unfair: A Critique of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill […]

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A New Direction for the 457 Visa influenced by Dr Joanna Howe’s research

The subclass 457 visa has been the subject of increasing controversy ever since it became a political issue in the lead up to the 2013 Federal election. There was widespread concern the 457 visa was being rorted by employers using temporary migrant workers in areas where no domestic skill shortage existed. Dr Joanna Howe from […]

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‘The Conversation’ on Creativity: Adelaide Law Professor Melissa de Zwart writes on Online Infringement

The question we have to ask is, do we want to foster an Australian creative industry and provide a fair reward to those who work in the industry – or are we prepared to sacrifice our culture for cheap downloads? —- Melissa de Zwart Professor Melissa de Zwart has recently conducted research into online copyright […]

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Tamsin Paige, Adelaide Law Phd Student, awarded the Endeavour Scholarship and the Visiting Research Fellowship

Tamsin Paige is a PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow with Adelaide Law School. Her PhD is a qualitative historical examination of the approaches by the permanent five members of the UN Security Council to the concept of ‘threat to the peace’ under Art 39 of the UN Charter. It is hoped that this research will […]

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Professor Andrew Stewart discusses unpaid internships on Radio National

Hear Adelaide Law School’s Professor Andrew Stewart discuss the use and value of unpaid internships with Waleed Aly on Radio National

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ARC grant to boost internships research

A group of Adelaide Law School researchers have been awarded a major grant by the Australian Research Council to study the regulation of internships and other work experience arrangements. The research team is led by Professors Rosemary Owens and Andrew Stewart, who have already produced a groundbreaking report on this subject for the Fair Work […]

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Gabrielle Golding awarded Australian Labour Law Association’s (ALLA) Research Degree Scholarship

Gabrielle Golding, a Higher Degree by Research Candidate from the Adelaide Law School, has been awarded the Australian Labour Law Association’s (ALLA) Research Degree Scholarship for 2014. This scholarship is decided on by the ALLA National Executive and provides full funding for Gabrielle to attend the biennial ALLA 2014 Conference in Manly from 13-15 November. […]

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