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Hugh Martin Weir Prize 2023 applications are now open!

Is your research about Australia's involvement in war or the treatment of prisoners of war in any conflict, including the impact on those persons involved, their families, and their communities? Are you enrolled in an Honours thesis or postgraduate program or was your PhD awarded less than three years ago? Then this prize may be for you. 

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Federal Government misses chance to boost skilled labour

An older worker marking text in a binder

The amount that pensioners may earn before being hit by tax should be increased in order to boost the economy and help them to keep using their expertise, according to a report published by the University of Adelaide.

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Temporary Restrictions at Law Library

Due to construction work being carried out on the Napier building from Thursday 3 November to Wednesday 14 December (inclusive), access to the Northern side of the Sir John Salmond Law Library will be restricted.

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Congratulations to all of our Arts, Business, Law and Economics internal grants award winners!

Markus Spiske

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Cartoon character inspires musicians to bounce back

A 2-panel comic. Panel 1: Cacofonix is playing a harp and singing 'If I had a hammer'. Panel 2: Cacofonix is hit in the head with a hammer.

A character from the Asterix cartoon series could be an inspiration to musicians who are faced with setbacks.

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Announcing the new Head of School of Education, Professor Susan James Relly

After an international search, the University of Adelaide is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Head of School of Education. 

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Call for expressions of interest: NHMRC Investigator Grant applications

A University-wide internal EOI process is underway for NHMRC Investigator Grants opening in 2023. Research Services invite you to complete an EOI if you are thinking about applying for this scheme. The information collected will be used by Research Services Hub and Spoke teams to plan and resource support and to contact applicants and communicate support opportunities. The EOI can be completed by both internal and external applicants and will remain open until 5 pm, Wednesday 31 August 2022.

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In a cold July, Adelaide comes to life with art of light, sound and movement

On cold nights in July, Adelaide audiences are flocking to an extraordinary festival of light and sound.

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Growing numbers of unqualified teachers are being sent into classrooms – this is not the way to ‘fix’ the teacher shortage

Every few days there is another report about the teacher shortage across Australia. Last week, we learned one of Melbourne’s biggest schools is considering a return to home learning to cope with staff shortages.

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Australia and New Zealand have a golden opportunity to build stronger ties in the Pacific – but will they take it?

The Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting hosted by Fiji last week was the first to be held in person since 2019. Following a particularly challenging period, it was an opportunity for leaders to reconnect and agree to the 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent. This document provides a blueprint for enhanced collaboration in the region over the next three decades.

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