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RUMLAE Director Prof Stephens presents at the Australian Youth Aerospace Association Conference in Canberra 

Professor Dale Stephens participated in a panel at the recent Australian Youth Aerospace Association Conference held in Canberra on July 18.  The Conference attracted young Aerospace Professionals (including Engineers, Scientists, Economists, Lawyers, Archeologists and Ethicists) from around Australia and brought together representatives from Academia, Government and Private Industry to discuss issues related to aerospace.  The Conference is co-sponsored […]

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Book Launch – Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming

On 18 March, Professor Melissa De Zwart, Dean of the Adelaide Law School, and Associate Professor Stephen Downs, ACU Faculty of Theology, launched Paul Babie and Michael Trainor, Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming (Routledge, 2018).  Paul Babie is Professor of Law, Adelaide Law School, and Michael Trainor is Senior Lecturer, ACU Faculty […]

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Adelaide Law scholar discusses regime complex for Antarctica in San Francisco

Dr Nengye Liu was recently invited to present in a panel ‘Institutional and Legal Dynamics of Antarctic Governance in a Changing World’ at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, San Francisco. This is the largest international studies conference in the world with more than 5000 participants annually. Dr Liu presented a paper ‘A Bull […]

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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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