Events

Events

Find out what's on at the University of Adelaide.

Adelaide Festival: Blue


Monday 26 February to Saturday 16 March

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

Adelaide Festival: I'll Be Your Mirror

Tuesday 27 February to Sunday 17 March

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. 

Research Tuesdays: Deciphering DNA

Tuesday 12 March

Join us this March to learn about levelling up the diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders.

Adelaide Festival: Floods of Fire

Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 March
North Terrace Campus and Festival Theatre

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.

Australian Rover Challenge


Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 March

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.

Tasting Australia Masterclass Series

Friday 3 to Sunday 12 May

Tasting Australia is the country’s longest running eating and drinking festival – celebration and collaboration of people, produce and place lie at the heart of our existence.

Events

15

Feb

Early Years Group Music Class

Start your child's musical journey with specialised group classes, led by a skilled educator from the Elder Conservatorium of Music. 15 February to 28 March, 10.15-11 am. Elder Conservatorium of Music, North Terrace campus. Tickets

23

Feb

Adelaide Festival: Blue

An outstanding first play by rising star Thomas Weatherall, Blue dives deep into the beauty, joy and pain of growing up. Performances until Saturday 16 March.

27

Feb

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. Visit the exhibition before it ends Sunday 17 March. 

05

Mar

Stretton Health Equity Seminar

Poverty is terrible, but fear of poverty is almost as bad. While we have (mostly) accepted the argument that whether we are rich or poor is a powerful determinant of our health, this can easily lead to complacency if we view those who are managing as ok. Presented by Professor Martin McKee CBE, London School of Hygiene. Tuesday 5 March, 10 - 11 am. Stretton Room, Napier building, North Terrace campus.

05

Mar

Entwined exhibition lecture

Delve into the research and curation behind the university's latest exhibition 'Entwined: string games across cultures' with with Dr Robyn McKenzie. This talk will explore threads from the collection of world-renowned string expert Honor Maude and showcase highlights from the first exhibition curated by students in the Curatorial and Museum Studies program. Tuesday 5 March, 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library. Register.

05

Mar

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. 

06

Mar

An Evening with Stephanie Kelton and Maren Poitras

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.

07

Mar

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.

08

Mar

ThincHer International Women's Day

Join ThincHer at the Barr Smith Lawns to celebrate International Women's Day in true ThincHer style. With a picnic setup, animal farm, games, a cartoon artist, a live DJ, slushies and burgers and fries from Gang Gang. Friday 8 March, 12 - 2 pm. Barr Smith Lawns, North Terrace Campus. Register

08

Mar

School of Psychology Research Seminar

Brain networks underlying schizophrenia symptoms and treatment Professor Todd Woodward (University of British Columbia) will present on using cognitive neuropsychology and neuroimaging methodology to identify dysfunction that results in psychosis symptoms, which has led to the development of Metacognitive Training (MCT), a program designed to inform people with psychosis of the thinking biases that can lead to delusions. Friday 8 March, 1 - 2 pm. Room 526, Hughes building, North Terrace Campus, or online.

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