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20 October, 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

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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

Leo Greenfield Flyer  [PDF]  (195.7K)


Word, Image, Song: Celebrating 500 years of Luther's Reformation

Date/Time: Monday, 16 October 2017 - Thursday, 30 November 2017

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

Cost: Free: All Welcome

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On 31 October 1517 the German Augustinian monk, Martin Luther, attached his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Luther's objections to church doctrine and practices, relating especially to the sale of indulgences, sparked the Protestant Reformation and instigated social and political change on a global scale.

Luther's belief that Scripture alone is the sole authority for Christian belief and practice, and therefore that salvation is dependent on faith alone because of Christ's sacrifice, emphasised the value of the word of God and the need for the word to be available to people in their own language.

Luther's reforms spread rapidly through Europe, and also influenced the colonisation of South Australia and its German immigrants. The recording of Aboriginal languages by German missionaries in order to spread the word of God through the vernacular acted to keep languages alive and establish new traditions of Aboriginal song.

This exhibition will explore the importance of the word, its transmission through the new technology of printing, and its interpretation through images and song.

On display in the Rare Books & Special Collections foyer from 16 October - 29 October 2017 and in the Barr Smith Library Reading Room (level 2) from 30 October - 30 November 2017.

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


GRADE Workshop

Date/Time: Friday, 20 October 2017, all day

Location: JBI Adelaide GRADE Center, 55 King William Road, North Adelaide

Cost: $368 (less 50% discount for UoA staff and students)

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Learn more about the GRADE approach for developing systematic reviews or clinical guidelines at the only GRADE Centre in Oceania.
This one-day workshop is designed for systematic reviewers, guideline developers and others wanting to learn more about GRADE methodology, particularly the creation of Summary of Findings tables and Evidence Profiles.

The GRADE approach reflects 'best practice' in terms of clinical guideline development and has been endorsed by organisations globally.

This program includes theory, together with hands-on activities.

The workshop is open to everyone (see website for costs). University of Adelaide staff and students are eligible for a 50% discount and should first email for a promo code before registering at:

Contact: Mrs Judy Palmer, Email:, Website:, Administration Officer, Business: 8313 4769

GRADE Flyer  [PDF]  (2.98M)


Lunchtime Concert Series - Top Class

Date/Time: Friday, 20 October 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm

Location: Elder Hall

Cost: $12 General Admission

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Celebrate an infectious love of music with the outstanding students of the Elder Conservatorium as they present the highlights of their year, in what will be an exciting and eclectic concert with some of South Australia’s most promising young musicians.

Contact: Mr Martin Victory, Email:, Elder Hall Concert Manager, Elder Conservatorium of Music, The University of Adelaide, Business: 8313 5925