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The Benefits of Curiosity … and the World Wide Web

Social media often gets a bad rap, but US-based UniSA alumni Katphin Moo and his teams based in the US and London are supporting and building massive online communities seeking to do good, all via Facebook. more…

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Leap of Faith … from Pointe Shoes to Podiatry

Combining her experience as a young ballet dancer and 20 years running a successful podiatry practice, UniSA alumna Angela Ayres is taking steps to better care for our feet … and the planet. more...

Tim Rochford

Making the Switch ... Designing for the Masses

Next time you use an Airblade hand dryer, spare a thought for the team responsible for this ubiquitous product. UniSA Alumnus Tim Rochford was part of that team and is now turning his attention to other everyday, but equally essential, items. more...

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Dr Norman Swan In-Conversation with The Conversation's Misha Ketchell

Presented by the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Dr Norman Swan, bestselling author of So You Think You Know What's Good for You? presents findings from his latest book, So You Want to Live Younger Longer? Followed by an in-conversation with The Conversation's, Misha Ketchell. watch...

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From Little Things
Big Things Grow

Family camping trips to the Flinders Ranges and Yorke Peninsula for a young Michael Watkins often involved learning about bush foods and the country. Little did he know that what he learned back then about wild harvesting would later form the basis of his studies and academic career at UniSA. more...

SA Discovery Tour, Sunday 2nd April - Tuesday 4th April 2023, Register now, proudly supporting Flinders Foundation and the University of South Australia

Events & Exhibitions

Until 30 September >> August In Kabul: Photographic Exhibition by Andrew Quilty

A recipient of multiple awards, including a Gold Walkley and the Overseas Press Club of America, Andrew Quilty has established himself as one of Australia’s great war reporters. Quilty was one of a handful of Western journalists present in Kabul as the city fell. On display at The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre’s Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Andrew's photographic exhibition illustrates America's last days in Afghanistan, and depicts the story of how America’s longest war came to an abrupt and tumultuous end. On September 22, Andrew Quilty will be in-conversation with award-winning journalist Professor Peter Greste.

Thursday 15 September >> Growing in to Autism

Discussing her book, Growing in to Autism, Professor Sandra Thom-Jones tells the story of gradually realising that she was autistic, and that she experienced the world in ways which were markedly different from neurotypical people. Following her presentation, Sandra will be in-conversation with University of South Australia's Professor Susan Hillier, Dean of Research: UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

Wednesday 21 September >> Chasing Rights and Wrongs with Elaine Pearson

Elaine Pearson, Director of Human Rights Watch Australia shares her experiences defending human rights around the world. Her book, Chasing Wrongs and Rights offers an extremely personal account of how far we’ve come, and how far we’ve got to go. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Elaine Pearson will be in-conversation with journalist Professor Peter Greste.

Tuesday 27 September >> An Evening with George Takei

An Australian Exclusive presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, George Takei will take the audience through his rise to celebrity as a sci-fi icon, his remarkable journey as social media mega-power, and his passionate fight for LGBTQIA rights and marriage equality in America empowering others to beat the odds and make a difference. Following George Takei's presentation, he will be in conversation with Professor David Lloyd, Vice Chancellor and President, University of South Australia.

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