University Events Calendar 8 August, 2017

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Leo Greenfield: Drawn to the City

Date/Time: Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - Thursday, 1 March 2018

Location: Hub Display Wall, Level 3 Hub Central

Cost: Free

More information: Visit website

Each month in 2017, South Australian artist and University of Adelaide graduate Leo Greenfield creates illustrated biographical notes on residents of our city, including the University, which are then published in The Adelaide Review.

In collaboration with University Collections, Leo's series of illustrated biographical notes will be presented to the university on the Level 3 Hub Wall as they unfold.

Contact: Ms Elizabeth Pascale (email), Project Officer, University Collections, Business: The University of Adelaide, Other: 8313 3714

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Leo Greenfield Flyer  [PDF]  (195.7K)


SALA Festival at Urrbrae House 'Nature of My Skin'

Date/Time: Thursday, 13 July 2017 - Sunday, 27 August 2017, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Urrbrae House, Waite Campus

Cost: Free entry

More information: Visit website

'Nature of My Skin'
Art exhibition by Jutta Fiebig
(Exhibition open daily except Fridays)

Expressionist, water colour and mixed media paintings exploring aspects of trees as landscapes and nature portraits.

Part of the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival - a state-wide festival of Visual Art

Contact: Amanda Jackson (email), website, Coordinator Urrbrae House, Business: 08 8313 7497

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Cover to Cover: Exposing the Bookbinder's Ancient Craft

Date/Time: Friday, 28 July 2017 - Friday, 29 September 2017

Location: Barr Smith Library, Rare Books & Special Collections, Level 1

Cost: Free: All Welcome

More information: Visit website

Bookbinding is a humble pursuit. Rarely does it receive the attention and glamour afforded to other ancient crafts. Unlike the silversmith or glassblower, whose talents are immediately obvious, the binder's craft of construction is largely concealed, making it difficult to celebrate that which we cannot see.

Yet a binding offers so much more than mere protection; it is a story in itself.

Delve into this fascinating, lesser-known craft in the Barr Smith Library, where exposed bindings, rare and old books, bookbinding equipment, tools and supplies from both Rare Books & Special Collections and the curator's personal collection will be on display.

Contact: Ms Cheryl Hoskin (email), Special Collections Librarian, Business: (08) 8313 5224

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Research Tuesdays: Men's Health

Date/Time: Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Location: The Braggs lecture theatre, North Terrace campus

Cost: FREE. Registrations are essential.

More information: Visit website

Men, we're often told, are their own worst enemies when it comes to health. Their poorer health outcomes, when compared to women, are often attributed to an apparent reluctance to seek help. Researchers at the University of Adelaide's Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health (FFCMH), however, argue otherwise and set out to dispel the myths and re-shift the blame away from men and "masculinity" and back onto health services.

In this informative presentation, senior FFCMH team members will mark the Centre's 10-year anniversary and partnership between the University of Adelaide and the Freemasons Foundation, by presenting a compelling, evidence-based case for male-specific health care initiatives.

THE PRESENTERS

Professor Gary Wittert is the University of Adelaide Mortlock Professor of Medicine, and heads the University's Discipline of Medicine and the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health. He is also a senior consultant endocrinologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and is Independent Chair of the Weight Management Council of Australia.

Professor Robert Adams is a senior respiratory and general physician at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and a member of the University of Adelaide's Discipline of Medicine. He directs the Basil Hetzel Research Institute's Health Observatory at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and chairs the SA Health Literacy Alliance.

Dr Sean Martin is a National Health and Medical Research Council early-career research fellow in the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health. He is also project manager for the Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study, one of Australia's largest and longest running cohort studies of men and their health and well-being as they age

Contact: Mrs Maria Mesa (email), Events and Sponsorships Coordinator, Business: 08 8313 6381

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