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David Caon hosting a masterclass with students of industrial design

The sky’s the limit – making fabulous functional

Now based in Sydney, designer David Caon returned to Adelaide to host a masterclass with students of industrial design and share insights and influences gleaned over his career since graduating from UniSA. more…

Dr Tessa Gargett

Collaborate with us and combat a wide range of cancers

Thanks to our giving community, ground-breaking discoveries by UniSA researchers continue to make an impact on cancer research. We launch our fundraising appeal with an update on some of our leading scientists. more...

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Eating the Mediterranean way – just add olive oil?

While many of us associate a Mediterranean Diet with long, sun-drenched lunches indulging in fresh produce and perhaps preserved meats chased down with a glass of red wine, the origins of the diet are a lot more modest – and a lesson in history. Dietician Dr Evangeline Mantzioris explains. more…

UniSA Deputy VC Prof Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Prof Tom Calma, Prof Dr Marcia Langton and Deputy Chancellor John Hill

Talking about The Voice

Earlier this month Professors Dr Marcia Langton AO and Tom Calma AO spoke at The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and explored why the Voice is needed and how it potentially will function. They also addressed the common misinformation and hypotheticals that are consuming the media. At this event, Professor Calma and Professor Dr Langton received Honorary Doctorates from UniSA in recognition of their service to the community. watch...

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Together, we can achieve something remarkable

In our annual Donor Report, you will read how our giving community is advancing cancer research, supporting formerly incarcerated women, bringing the brightest minds together through Visiting Research Fellowships, encouraging business growth, reducing pain, and helping our students to reach their greatest potential through education. read...

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Events & Exhibitions

Until 31 May >> On Australian Soil: Hawke's Environmental Legacy

Bob Brown once described Bob Hawke as ‘Australia’s Environmental Prime Minister’. The Hawke Government oversaw a period of extraordinary progress in Australia’s environmental history, firstly delivering on a 1983 election promise to stop the Franklin River damming. This exhibition, presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library, explores the Hawke Government’s environmental actions and policies.

Until 31 May >> Gone Shopping: Department Stores in South Australia

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Architecture Museum, UniSA Creative, this Kerry Packer Civic Gallery exhibition of architectural drawings, photographs and advertising material uses the rich collection of the Architecture Museum, and  includes not only department stores from Adelaide city, but also those in suburban shopping malls, and main streets of country towns. The storefronts of well-known retailers like Myer, Harris Scarfe, and David Jones, as well as those no longer with us, including John Martins, Moore’s, Peoplestores, and Eudunda’s, will be on display.

7 June until 30 June >> VASL Exhibition

Curated by the visionary Elyas Alavi and Jacquaya McKenzie (Assistant Curator), this exhibition is a stunning collection of artworks from Australian and international contemporary artists who use their artworks to explore their identity, cultural connectedness, and the everyday. VASL is a unique celebration of the metaphorical bridge formed across multiple heritages and countries, commissioned and presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

Wednesday 21 June >> Tracey Spicer: Man-Made

As society grapples with the rise of AI and its implications, Walkley Award-winning journalist Tracey Spicer AM presents a thought-provoking discussion about her timely book, Man-Made. In conversation with renowned social commentator Jane Caro AM, Spicer reveals how the biases of the past are being embedded into the future through technology. Spicer will also consider what the next frontier of feminism may look like. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

Thursday 22 June >> A Story of Souls with Dr Debra Dank

Dr Debra Dank is a Gudanji/Wakaja woman. She's a daughter, mother, wife, grandmother, academic, and scholar - currently serving as a University of South Australia Visiting Research Fellow. Her memoir of family, community and Country, We Come With This Place, was recently awarded a record four out of fourteen NSW Premier's Literary Awards - including the top gong, Book of the Year. She was also awarded the Indigenous Writers' Prize and received the awards for non-fiction and new writing. Join us to hear Dr Debra Dank read from her book and discuss its origins with University of South Australia Senior Research Fellow, Associate Professor Sue Joseph. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and UniSA Creative.

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Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship
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FLEX, 17 Jan - 24 Nov 2023. MOD. Flex exhibition open nowMOD.

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