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Research Tuesdays

Catch up on the Research Tuesdays events from 2021. 

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Face to Face: Embracing Portraiture

A rare opportunity to see highlights of the University’s portrait collection, "Face to Face" presents artworks by acclaimed Australian artists. As the centrepiece, a new portrait depicting Kaurna Elder, Uncle Rodney O’Brien, will be displayed for the first time. The exhibition also includes researcher stories about the human face.

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Understanding Inclusion via the lived experience of children with disability

Join us for the Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) forum and the South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People’s Disability Report launch.

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Friends of the Library Discovery event - Jennifer Cockburn - A rich paper trail: researching and writing the biography of Stewart Cockburn

The biography by his daughter of Stewart Cockburn (1921-2009), well-known Adelaide author and national Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist, is based on extensive research using his papers held in the Barr Smith Library and the papers of Sir Mark Oliphant - whose award-winning biography Cockburn wrote with David Ellyard.

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The Lowitja O'Donoghue Oration

Hon Linda Burney MP will deliver the 15th annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration at Bonython Hall in Adelaide on Tuesday 31 May during National Reconciliation Week. The Oration honours the influential Aboriginal leader, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG and gives a voice to vital issues for our nation’s first people.

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Disrupting pathways into family violence

Please join us for the Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) forum. This forum will cover the Epidemiology – who is caught up in family violence, what are their characteristics, causal pathways into family violence – the accumulating evidence regarding the role of early-life trauma and what this means for Effective individual, family and community-based strategies.

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JMCCCP Presents Bedtime Stories: Writers on writing about the biggest subject of them all

When writer Chloe Hooper’s partner was diagnosed with an aggressive illness, she needed to tell her young sons. In Bedtime Story, she asks whether such news can be broken as a bedtime tale. In his memoir-in-progress, The Cancer Finishing School, writer and doctor Peter Goldsworthy considers his own cancer diagnosis through stories from patients who had been there first. Heather Taylor Johnson guides a conversation with Hooper and Goldsworthy about the biggest subject of them all.

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Miyawaki Miniforests and Smart Green Networks

This event will share Australian, Japanese, and global expertise on biodiverse urban forestry. The event is hosted by Adelaide University and Kyushu University and is timed to coincide with celebrations for Adelaide’s recent listing as a National Park City. 

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Parlour music recital in the Barr Smith Library Reading Room

Well-known and less well-known voice and instrumental pieces performed by Elder Conservatorium students, from favourite Schubert lieder to guitar folk melodies via Wagner. Hear them as you’ve never heard them before in the awesome acoustic of the Reading Room. Curated by Lauren Borg, Conservatorium Intern with Friends of the Library.

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Guitarissimo

An eclectic concert program of guitar solo and chamber music presented by the Elder Conservatorium guitar students and guests.

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