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31 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


Ingenuity 2017

Date/Time: Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Location: Adelaide Convention Centre

Cost: FREE Public Event

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Celebrating tomorrow's technology leaders, Ingenuity 2017 showcases the dynamic world and real life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. Meet the next generation of innovators, applying their knowledge and skills in the fields of Defence and Security, Energy, Health, Innovation and Research, Resources, Smart Systems and Technologies, Society and Environment, Structure and Infrastructure and Sustainability.

Showcasing over 250 innovative projects, from deep space exploration to ensuring a sustainable future, the University of Adelaide's Ingenuity expo is a launch pad for tomorrow's game-changers and problem solvers.

Bring your family, friends and colleagues to Ingenuity 2017 for an opportunity to see how students are not only helping to solve complex challenges facing society, but also inspiring the next generation to do the same.

For high school and primary school group bookings visit:

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Contact: Miss Wee-Ching Kong, Email:, Website:, Outreach and Events Senior Officer, Business: 8313 0554