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21 March, 2017

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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


Book Launch: Imagining Law - Essays in Conversation with Judith Gardam

Date/Time: Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Location: Adelaide Law School, Level 5, Ligertwood Building, North Terrace Campus

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Join us to celebrate the launch of the University of Adelaide Press publication 'Imagining Law: Essays in Conversation with Judith Gardam', edited by Dale Stephens and Paul Babie.

The book is to be launched by Professor Hilary Charlesworth, Director, Centre for International Governance and Justice ARC Laureate Fellow.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact: Dr John Emerson, Email:, Business: +61 8 8313 4371


Northern Communities Public Lecture: New treatments for type 2 diabetes to decrease the risk of heart disease and prolong life

Date/Time: Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Location: Florey Lecture Theatre, Medical School North Building, Frome Road

Cost: Free

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In this lecture, Professor Michael Nauck will discuss his research into type 2 diabetes over the last 25 years.

Professor Nauck recognised the potential of the hormone GLP-1 for treating patients with type 2 diabetes, and has been able to help millions of people with type 2 diabetes worldwide by reducing their risk of heart disease and other metabolic conditions.

Professor Nauck is Head of Clinical Research at the Diabetes Division, Medical Department I, St. Josef-Hospital (Ruhr-University Bochum) in Bochum, Germany.

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