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Adelaide Festival: Blue

Adelaide Festival: Blue

An outstanding first play by rising star Thomas Weatherall, Blue dives deep into the beauty, joy and pain of growing up.

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Virtual Research Roundtable: Working Together for a Sustainable Future

A roundtable featuring researchers from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Adelaide. This online research roundtable will focus on energy and sustainability – two areas that are firmly entrenched on the global agenda and hold some of the most pressing challenges of our time. Please register by 5pm Thursday 22 February to receive a program and Zoom link.

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Adelaide Festival: I'll Be Your Mirror

Adelaide Festival: I'll Be Your Mirror

As well as presenting an exhibition in the 2024 Adelaide Festival, renowned artist Laurie Anderson will join us via live stream for a conversation about art, artificial intelligence and more. 

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Kaurna Day: Tirkanthi | Ngutu | Taikurrinthi

Kaurna Day 27 February 2024

Launching University of Adelaide’s official calendar of 150th celebrations events, Kaurna Day is an immersive and celebratory day of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. A sunrise smoking ceremony kicks off a day full of free music, dance, storytelling, and food.

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Diving into Open Waters: Introducing Open Educational Resources

In this first session of 2024, learn how open educational resources help make education more equitable by providing free and flexible access to learners and teachers alike, and hear how you can adopt open resources to enhance your own teaching. You will also hear about opportunities and grants for publishing your own open access textbooks, including the support that's available to University of Adelaide staff through the Australian and New Zealand OER Collective initiative. This webinar is the first in a monthly series the University Library is hosting in 2024. 

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An Evening with Stephanie Kelton and Maren Poitras

Stephanie Kelton

Women in Economics Network SA and the School of Economics and Public Policy invite you to a special event featuring Professor Stephanie Kelton, an expert on Modern Monetary Theory, former Chief Economist to Bernie Sanders, and a professor at Stony Brook University. Joining Stephanie is Maren Poitras, director of the documentary "Finding the Money. Wednesday 6 March, 5.40-7 pm. G04 lecture theatre, Napier Building, North Terrace campus. Register.

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Healthy Development Adelaide forum

Reframing Challenges to Child Development: Inclusion, Participation and Transformation. This forum is held in conjunction with our partner organisation Flinders University. Thursday 7 March, 5.30-7.30 pm. G04 lecture theatre, Napier building, North Terrace campus. Register.

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Science Meets Parliament Information Session

Science meets parliament

Information Session for any staff attending Science Meets Parliament in Canberra this year. The session is aimed at those who haven’t attended Science Meets Parliament before to hear how to make the most of the experience as well as ask questions from veteran delegates and organisers of the conference. Thursday 14 March 8.45 am. Level 7 Conference Room, Ingkarni Wardli, North Terrace campus. RSVP by Friday 8 March. 

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Adelaide Festival: Floods of Fire

Floods of Fire

Floods of Fire is a two-day festival within a festival, which celebrates the creativity and stories of people living in South Australia and finds our collective voice to confront one of the most significant challenges we all face today: climate change.

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Australian Rover Challenge

Australian Rover Challenge

The Australian Rover Challenge (ARCh) is an annual robotics competition held by the University of Adelaide, where university students from across Australia and around the globe, battle it out in a full-scale Lunar mission, using semi-autonomous rovers that they have designed and built themselves.

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