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Paddy Compass Namadbara: for the first time, we can name an artist who created bark paintings in Arnhem Land in the 1910s

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains images and names of deceased people.

For students of Australian art and art collectors around the globe, Arnhem Land is synonymous with bark painting: sheets of tree bark carefully prepared as a canvas for painting by Aboriginal artists.

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Launch of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources

ISER team

We are excited to announce the launch of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) as a University Research Institute. ISER replaces the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER), building on its legacy, while deepening and broadening its considerable success and engagement with key sectors in Australia.

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Hughes Professor of Philosophy Emeritus Graham Nerlich

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our friend and former colleague, Hughes Professor of Philosophy Emeritus Graham Nerlich.

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'In Pieces' Ticket giveaway competition

In Pieces

We’ve got a FREE double pass to In Pieces to giveaway! In Pieces is a new musical by Joey Contreras and this is the Australian premiere production presented by the Elder Conservatorium Music Theatre graduating class.

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Understanding drivers of NDIS plan utilisation

Person in wheelchair

The Future of Employment and Skills Research Centre (FES) at the University of Adelaide has recently completed qualitative research exploring NDIS plan utilisation and the factors which support and hinder the use of NDIS funds.

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New research: Sustainable indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia

New Research: Sustainable indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia

A new report released 4 November, undertaken by University of Adelaide researcher Dr Megan Mokos and others from the University of Sydney and University of Tasmania examines the sustainability of Indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia.

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Update from Deputy Dean (Research) Carolin Plewa

It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of the year already; a busy time for most and a particularly busy time in the research grants calendar with a number of application deadlines on the horizon.

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The history of one of the most influential schools of Western Desert painting

Forty years ago, in a tiny community called Balgo on the fringe of the Kimberley and the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, one of Australia’s brightest art movements was born.

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Faculty wins Vice-Chancellor's Cup

VC cup

Congratulations to Oliver Ducros, Charley Kennedy-Dinan, Gillian Hagenus and Cameron Green for winning the 2021 Vice-Chancellor's Cup on Friday 17 September.

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School of Education awarded Apple Distinguished School Status for 2021-2024

The School of Education has been awarded Apple Distinguished School (ADS) status for 2021-2024.

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