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Honorary doctorate acknowledges career excellence

The University’s Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Peter Høj AC, has been awarded with a Doctor of Science (honoris causa) by La Trobe University, in recognition of a career devoted to research excellence.

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Partnership brings diplomacy to the bar

The University's new partnership with the Australian Institute of International Affairs (SA) will support the Diplomacy at the Bar lecture series for our students, staff and alumni.

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Adelaide bike technology's role in world record attempt

Technology developed and patented by University of Adelaide researchers will power Olympic and world track cycling champion Filippo Ganna in his world record quest.

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Statement on Iran

It is with sadness that we have witnessed the violent events in Iran over the past week. I extend our deepest sympathies to our Iranian students and staff, and to members of our University community with Iranian backgrounds or who have family and friends in the region.

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Have your say on University sustainability

The University is seeking your feedback on our draft Sustainability Strategy, Here for good.

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Noticeboard

07

Oct

Branded gifts available

The Store in Hub Central is here for all of your end-of-year branded giftware needs. Branded gift options include teddy bears, drinkware and mugs, key rings and pins, pens and stationery, and clothing. Shop online, in person or call EXT 30270 for assistance.

06

Oct

Healthy Minds presentation

Join Dr Tom Nehmy from Healthy Minds for a 75 min in-person presentation during Mental Health month on Thursday 20 October.

06

Oct

Cold Storage Management Policy

The Policy has been reviewed by the policy custodian and, on 5 October 2022, was re-affirmed with minor amendments for a further three years.

06

Oct

HR end-of-year processing deadlines

Information on payroll and other HR processing timelines in the lead up to the end of the year is available on the HR website. These include recruitment (PageUp, AppoINT and CRAFT) and timesheet submission and validation deadlines (CAPS and ITDS). 

06

Oct

Planned data storage upgrade

To improve our foundational University IT systems, we are upgrading data storage infrastructure across the University. ITDS will be migrating the data stored on U: Drive.

06

Oct

PACE short courses

PACE offer a number of short courses designed to help grow your professional skills. Short courses available in October include Report Writing, Leading Change, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Advanced) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

06

Oct

Academic Integrity Award winners

Congratulations to Dr David Wilson, Dr Stuart Johnson, and Claudia Gottwald, winners of the 2022 Tony McMurtrie Academic Integrity Awards.

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Events

13

Sep

Research Tuesday

Our researchers are driven by the desire to understand. We share this knowledge, every month. If you're curious about the changing world, we invite you to join us.

29

Sep

Legally Blonde The Musical

A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie. It follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal! Elle's life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Elle quickly realises her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

29

Sep

2022 Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture

It is an annual event held by Robinson Research Institute with an invited lecturer speaking on tackling grand challenges in early life health.

30

Sep

School of Psychology Research Seminar

Using Bayesian modelling to construct an evolutionary tree of global religions. Dr Anastasia Ejova (School of Psychology) will present on the evolution of religions over the last 6,000 years. Friday 30 September, 12 pm. Hughes building, room 526 or register to join via Zoom.

4

Oct

Adelaide University Sport's School Holiday Program

AU Sport's School Holiday Program returns this October. The jam-packed schedule includes sports such as soccer, table tennis, AFL and so much more. A fun, educational and active experience for any child these holidays.

9

Oct

Take Two Oboes Concert with Celia Craig and Joshua Oates

A musical celebration in the heritage listed Barr Smith Library Reading Room to commemorate Jiri Tancibudek AM (1921-2004) and celebrate 90 years of Library memories. Celia Craig , former Principal Oboe of Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and founder of Artaria Ltd, will be joined by Joshua Oates , ASO’s new Principal Oboe and former holder of the Jiri Tancibudek Memorial Scholarship for Oboe. Proceeds support the Barr Smith Library and the Jiri Tancibudek Memorial Scholarship for Oboe.

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Policies and reviews

06

Oct

Cold Storage Management Policy

The Policy has been reviewed by the policy custodian and, on 5 October 2022, was re-affirmed with minor amendments for a further three years.

29

Sep

Fees for Award Programs and Courses Policy

The revised Fees for Award Programs and Courses Policy, Procedures and Fee Setting Guidelines have been approved by the Vice-Chancellor and President on 21 September 2022, effective 1 January 2023. The updated policy can be viewed here.

29

Sep

Radiation Safety Management Procedure

Feedback is sought from the University community on draft revisions to the Radiation Safety Management Procedure. Note that a more extensive review will be undertaken in 2023 to align with new legislation. Any comments may be submitted via the draft policies page before 5 pm, Friday 28 October.

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The Conversation

Study finds famous Australian caves are up to 500,000 years older than we thought - and it could help explain a megafauna mystery

The findings will help us better understand how biodiversity responds to a changing climate over time.

Want noisy miners to be less despotic? Think twice before filling your garden with nectar-rich flowers

Our study found it wasn’t cafes with access to sugar-rich food that led to more miner aggression. In fact, gardens were where we recorded the highest amount of aggressive behaviour.

We helped fill a major climate change knowledge gap, thanks to 130,000-year-old sediment in Sydney lakes

80% of carbon on land in stored in soil. Our new research investigated how erosion transports this carbon to the bottom of lakes, where it’ll never be released into the atmosphere.

Jean-Luc Godard has died. He redefined what film is, and leaves a staggering legacy

The titan of French film has died, aged 91. His was a career of immense creativity, which redefined the grammar of cinema.

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