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12 December, 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)


I-MELT: International conference on Models of Engaged Learning & Teaching

Date/Time: Monday, 11 December 2017 - Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: National Wine Centre Adelaide

Cost: $140-$540

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I-MELT: International conference on Models of Engaged Learning & Teaching,
11-13 December 2017, National Wine Centre Adelaide

I-MELT will be a meeting place of minds sharing a common conceptualisation that engages students and educator in many diverse ways, contexts and cultural settings. The conference will use the Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching frameworks for shared conversations.

Submission for Short Papers and Registrations are NOW OPEN

Contact: Lea McBride, Email:

I-MELT  [PDF]  (1.88M)


Professor Eric McFarland Seminar | Plan B: Decarbonizing Fossil Fuels for Power and Plastics

Date/Time: Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

Cost: Free

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The University of Adelaide, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is proud to present Professor Eric McFarland, a prominent US energy expert.

A dynamic thought-provoking speaker, Professor McFarland combines senior energy industry experience with University research on the future of alternative, sustainable energy production.

Professor McFarland's advice on future energy solutions has been sought by global blue-chip companies and business leaders.

Eric McFarland is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He studied Nuclear Engineering and received his Ph.D. from MIT and an MD from Harvard. His present research focus is in catalysis and reaction engineering related to energy conversion. McFarland has always worked closely with industry on problems related to energy and chemical production and he has held senior management positions in several companies related to his University research and is an active advisor to industry. McFarland recently returned to UCSB from a two-year position as the founding Director of the Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation and Dow Chemical Chair of Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Contact: Mrs Kendall Marriott, Email:, Outreach and Events Officer, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Business: 8313 4375