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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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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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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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Riverland bootcamp boosts agtech innovation

Picking Citrus

Innovative AgTech ideas will be at the forefront of a bootcamp in the heart of South Australia’s Riverland that brings together the best minds from local businesses, agriculture and schools. 

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Friday essay: grey-haired and radiant – reimagining ageing for women

Grey haired and radiant

Ageist thought patterns and reactions are so embedded in Australian culture that even educated people, people who otherwise insist on political correctness, will open their mouths and deliver a hurtful, hateful judgement.

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Could Australia follow Spain by introducing national menstrual leave?

Period pain, especially at work, can be uncomfortable – even crippling – but experts say Australia needs less stigma and more businesses to step up if we want to follow Spain in introducing menstrual leave as government policy.

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Guest Lecture on Japanese Business Etiquette held for Asian Cultures Students

Japanese Business Etiquette

In early May, the Department of Asian Studies invited a guest speaker from Adelaide-based international lean consulting firm, Shinka Management, as part of the Introduction to Asian Cultures undergraduate course.

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Nicolas Cage is the most fascinating and exciting actor working today

In Nicolas Cage’s latest film, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Cage plays a character called … Nick Cage. This meta-commentary on fame and celebrity, wrapped around a thriller plot, is full of Cage-inspired “Easter eggs” and knowing nods to the audience.

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