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The Research Centre for Women’s Studies (Part Two)

(From part one)
The Research Centre for Women’s Studies seems from the outset to have been broadly supported across the University. A 1985 petition to secure permanent funding for the Centre, for example, gathered hundreds of signatures from across the various faculties:
Indeed, the RCWS maintained a high profile during its first 18 months of operation with […]

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Edith Emily Dornwell and the Research Centre for Women’s Studies – Part One

1985 marked the centenary of the graduation of Edith Emily Dornwell, the University of Adelaide’s first woman graduate. Dornwell’s admittance to the degree of Bachelor of Science was notable as the University was second only to the University of London to grant degrees to women. The inclusion of a clause in the Royal Letters Patent allowing the […]

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