Category: Past Seminars

Smoke in the barrel

Tuesday 9 June 2015
The Braggs Lecture Theatre

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Reducing earthquake risk

Inaugural Lecture

As recent events in Nepal have reminded us, earthquakes can be terrifyingly destructive. In the past 15 years, they’ve caused over 650,000 deaths, and property damage exceeding US$300 billion.

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Stem Cells: extracting the facts

A Research Tuesdays forum Few lines of medical research hold quite so much promise – nor capacity to divide opinion – as stem cell therapies. As a leading institution globally in this important field, the University of Adelaide invites you to a public forum to cast light on its every angle – historical, clinical and […]

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The Pathology of Gluttony

Inaugural Lecture Mention “cirrhosis” and it typically conjurs an immediate association with excessive alcohol consumption. But although this connection is well established, it’s not the end of the story. The full spectrum of so-called “fatty liver diseases” that interfere with the liver’s normal metabolism of fat and lead to cirrhosis, are also increasingly recognised as […]

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Gallipoli Revisited

A Research Tuesdays forum In recognition of this year’s Centenary of the ANZAC Gallipoli landing, the University of Adelaide is delighted to invite you to an information-filled forum to explore some of the occasion’s greatest legacies. You will hear: Why Gallipoli was a critical turning point for the Australian Army Medical Corps – there’s a […]

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The naked Pure Mathematician

Inaugural Lecture Some vocations elicit immediate respect and understanding. Medicine and law, for example. Teaching and engineering. Pure mathematics, however, presents for most people an unfathomable mystery. By definition, it’s the study of abstract mathematical concepts, as opposed to applied mathematics, which considers the physical application of maths in the “real” world. Yet in practice […]

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