University Events Calendar

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Exhibition: Scholarly Discovery 2016: Researching in Special Collections

Date/Time: Monday, 6 February 2017 - Sunday, 9 April 2017

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

Cost: Free: All Welcome

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This exhibition showcases the contributions of Rare Books & Special Collections to learning and research throughout 2016. We have supported undergraduate students with assignments, researchers with source materials and creative projects with inspirational works. We have also responded to queries from interstate and international researchers ranging from Broome to Russia, and supplied resources to exhibitions from Springfield (Adelaide) to Edinburgh (Scotland), while our digitised items continue to disseminate our unique holdings throughout the world.

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



Date/Time: Friday, 17 February 2017 - Sunday, 26 March 2017, 8:30 pm to 12:00 am

Location: North Terrace campus frontage (front fence)

Cost: Free event - all welcome.

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LightWorks is a motion-sensing wall of lights that detects your presence and mirrors your movement as you walk. LightWorks is a playful display, a lightshow that is engaging to watch as shapes and pictures unfold. Start thinking of your moves, and step out of the shadows and leap into the light.

Contact: Mrs Maria Mesa, Email:, Events and Sponsorships Coordinator, Business: 08 8313 6381


Annual Memorial and Dedication Service

Date/Time: Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Location: Bonython Hall, North Terrace campus

Cost: Free. RSVP essential.

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The Annual Memorial and Dedication Service is held on behalf of all universities in South Australia to pay tribute to those who, by bequeathing their bodies to medical science, provide opportunities for life-saving research and training for our community's health care workers. The staff ans students of the University are extremely grateful to donors and their families, and express sincere appreciation of the role they play in the advancement of medical science.

Families of past donors, University staff, students, community representatives and members of the public are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be available after the service.

RSVP by 24 February on 8313 5998 or

Contact: Mandy Mitris, Email:, Website:, Administrative Officer, Body Donation Program, The University of Adelaide, Business: +61 8 8313 5998