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13 June, 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

More information: Visit website

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: elizabeth.pascale@adelaide.edu.au, Project Officer, University Collections, Business: The University of Adelaide, Other: 8313 3714


Leo Greenfield Flyer  [PDF]  (195.7K)

 

Research Tuesdays: Invented in Adelaide

Date/Time: Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Location: The Braggs lecture theatre, North Terrace campus

Cost: Free

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What links the world's fastest road cycling helmet, supercharged almonds, and an artificial intelligence disease diagnosis system? They're all globally significant innovations recently developed at the University of Adelaide.

They continue a proud history. Over the years, Adelaide researchers have made vital contributions to landmark inventions including x-ray crystallography, penicillin, and the Sydney 2000 Olympic torch and cauldron; and there will undoubtedly be more.

Supported by world-class education, research and commercialisation infrastructure, the University has all the ingredients to help inventors tackle the world's challenges, and maximise the impact of their work.

In this fascinating presentation, some of our leading researchers will review a selection of the University's past innovations, and highlight exciting current initiatives to nurture tomorrow's entrepreneurs and start-ups.

The presenters:

Professor Noel Lindsay, University of Adelaide's Pro-Vice Chancellor (Entrepreneurship)

Kiara Bechta-Metti, Director, Adelaide Enterprise, the University of Adelaide's innovation and research commercialisation accelerator.

Contact: Mrs Maria Mesa, Email: maria.mesa@adelaide.edu.au, Events and Sponsorships Coordinator, Business: 08 8313 6381