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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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In the mood for sustainable funds? How feeling pessimistic can influence where investors put their money

Think about the last time you bought something expensive to make yourself feel better after a disappointment or when you treated yourself with a fancy and expensive dinner after some accomplishment.

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Evil empire's war crimes

Along time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... child soldiers, super weapons, blockades preventing humanitarian relief and the targeting of civilians depicted the brutality of life in outer space.

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How Japanese avant-garde ceramicists have tested the limits of clay

Nakashima Harumi

Review: Pure Form, Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Art, freedom and drag invasions: the history of New York’s Fire Island as a gay sanctuary

Recently screened at the Sydney Film Festival, Fire Island is a rom-com inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the film breaking traditional conventions to feature gay romance as the plot.

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