University Events Calendar

9 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: A History of the Psychology Schools at Adelaide's Universities

Date/Time: Thursday, 9 March 2017, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library

Cost: Free

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Join us to celebrate the launch of the University of Adelaide Press publication 'A History of the Psychology Schools at Adelaide's Universities', edited by Tony Winefield and Ted Nettelbeck.

The book is to be launched by Shelley Rogers, Endorsed Organisational Psychologist and Chair of the Australian Psychological Society (South Australia).

Light refreshments will be provided.

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


Free Public Lecture: The Great Convergence - Information Technology and the New Globalization

Date/Time: Thursday, 9 March 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Location: Napier Lecture Theatre G04, Napier Building, North Terrace campus

Cost: Free - all welcome

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Presented by internationally acclaimed Economics Professor Richard Baldwin from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

Professor Richard Baldwin launches his latest book The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization, which challenges the way we understand globalisation and its impact on societies.

This book has received international acclaim. Join us for this unique opportunity to hear one of the world's leading thinkers.

Contact: Ms Lydia Jaloshin, Email:, Business: 8313 1067