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There’s a lot happening here at the University of Adelaide. Education. Research. Innovation. But it all stems from one motivation—progress. For our students. Our community. Our world. And we can’t wait to see what’s around the next corner.

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News

27

Jun

Global leaders unite for World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day

Seven global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, including the University of Adelaide’s JBI, have joined forces to raise awareness for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making to improve global health outcomes.

23

Jun

Professors sleepout for a good cause

Three University of Adelaide Professors are participating in the 2022 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on the streets of Adelaide. They are three of the many leaders from business, community and government who are sleeping outside without shelter on one of the longest nights of the year.

23

Jun

The untapped workforce potential of refugee women

This Refugee Week (19-25 June), a new report highlights need for a national refugee employment strategy to better allow women from refugee background to contribute to Australia’s labour market.

19

Jun

South Australian Omicron COVID-19 booster vaccine starting human trials

A cutting-edge DNA vaccine designed by University of Adelaide researchers and manufactured in South Australia targeting the highly-transmissible Omicron COVID-19 variant – and can be easily adapted to future variants – is starting human trials this week.

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Events

23

May

Face to Face: Embracing Portraiture

A rare opportunity to see highlights of the University’s portrait collection, "Face to Face" presents artworks by acclaimed Australian artists. As the centrepiece, a new portrait depicting Kaurna Elder, Uncle Rodney O’Brien, will be displayed for the first time. The exhibition also includes researcher stories about the human face.

1

Jun

Disrupting pathways into family violence

Please join us for the Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) forum. This forum will cover the Epidemiology – who is caught up in family violence, what are their characteristics, causal pathways into family violence – the accumulating evidence regarding the role of early-life trauma and what this means for Effective individual, family and community-based strategies.

2

Jun

JMCCCP Presents Bedtime Stories: Writers on writing about the biggest subject of them all

When writer Chloe Hooper’s partner was diagnosed with an aggressive illness, she needed to tell her young sons. In Bedtime Story, she asks whether such news can be broken as a bedtime tale. In his memoir-in-progress, The Cancer Finishing School, writer and doctor Peter Goldsworthy considers his own cancer diagnosis through stories from patients who had been there first. Heather Taylor Johnson guides a conversation with Hooper and Goldsworthy about the biggest subject of them all.

6

Jun

Miyawaki Miniforests and Smart Green Networks

This event will share Australian, Japanese, and global expertise on biodiverse urban forestry. The event is hosted by Adelaide University and Kyushu University and is timed to coincide with celebrations for Adelaide’s recent listing as a National Park City. 

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