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Matthew Walker and his UniSA classmates in front of the Sydney Opera House (circa 1990s)

UniSA's globetrotting Property alumni reunite

As a young graduate presented with an opportunity to work in India UniSA alumnus Matthew Walker decided the sensible thing to do was visit the local video store and hire a documentary to learn more about the country. Three weeks later, he arrived in Mumbai. more…

Anna Vincent on the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival

When the stars align to tell the tale

While following her dream to work in LA in the early 1990s, alumna Anna Vincent realised that to further her career, she would need to return to study. A degree in journalism honed her skills and helped pave the way to an international career in film production. more…

Professor Doug Brooks

Cancer research transforming lives

With the support of generous donations from the wider community, UniSA researchers have made a significant breakthrough in differentiating aggressive cases of prostate cancer. more...

Richard Harris with the cover of his book The Art of Risk

Dr Richard Harris in conversation

Dive into the world of risk-taking with Thai Cave Rescuer and joint 2019 Australian of the Year, Dr Richard 'Harry' Harris SC OAM. In conversation with Julia Lester he recounts the stories of people who regularly risk their lives. What motivates these people? Why is a life without risk no life at all? Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre. watch...

Alice and Peter on a recent visit to the Flinders Ranges

The exponential impact of giving

Thanks to the McCleary Murchland Fellowship, UniSA researcher Dr Guillermo Gomez has secured significant additional funding. His expanded team is looking at a new treatment for glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer with a survival rate of just 15 months. more...

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Events & Exhibitions

Thursday 24 August >> Revealing Secrets

Professor John Blaxland, an international security and intelligence services expert from the Australian National University, and Clare Birgin, a former Australian diplomat, will be in conversation with Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington AO, Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Enterprise at UniSA. The discussion will revolve around their book, Revealing Secrets: An Unofficial History of Australian Signals Intelligence & the Advent of Cyber, a compelling account of Australian Signals intelligence, its efforts at revealing the secrets of other nations, and keeping ours safe. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

Tuesday 5 September >> 2023 UniSA Three Minute Thesis Grand Final

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an international competition celebrating the research undertaken by PhD candidates. Competing for a chance to win $3000, and to represent the University of South Australia in the 2023 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition, our finalists will present their research using non-technical language, with just one slide, in just three minutes. The aspiring PhD candidates will engage the audience with their research, with a representative nominated from each UniSA Academic Unit. The 2023 UniSA 3MT Grand Final is presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Office for the Dean of Graduate Studies, supported by participating UniSA Academic Units.

Until 17 September >> GOLD: 50 Years 50 JamFactory Alumni

Since 1973 hundreds of highly acclaimed artists, craftspeople and designers have permeated the JamFactory studios in their journey to successful and sustainable careers. On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, this exhibition celebrates the history and achievements of JamFactory’s Associate Program through the work of 50 of its most outstanding alumni.

4 - 27 September >> Deaf Gain

Deaf Gain is a celebration of the local and national Deaf community. This exhibition serves as a powerful platform for deaf artists to showcase their talent and share stories from the deaf community. The artists bring a fresh and innovative approach to contemporary visual arts, as well as using art as a medium to showcase pride in their own unique experiences of deafness. Curated by William Maggs, Deaf Gain creates a Deaf-centric space that empowers a diverse range of cutting-edge artists. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Deaf Gain coincides with the National Week of Deaf People (18 – 24 September) and is supported by The Deaf Butterfly Effect.

Achievements & Opportunities

The Voice Legal Literacy Project

The Voice Legal Literacy Project
Addressing the need for accessible, public legal literacy resources and education regarding the referendum, the Voice Legal Literacy Project will allow the public to make an informed choice in exercising their democratic right.


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Helpmann Academy Grant recipients
Five of the 10 emerging creatives across a range of creative disciplines including visual and performing arts, theatre, screen and music to receive support through the most recent Creative Development Grants are UniSA alums. Image: Crista Bradshaw, Yawara muku nara.



The latest news on UniSA creative research
The Creative People, Products and Places (CP3) Research Centre is busier than ever with new publications, events and other news. To stay in the loop, follow the CP3 LinkedIn page and sign up for the quarterly e-newsletter.



A message transcending language
Following an article in The Conversation regarding the use of artificial sweeteners, Program Director, Bachelor of Nutrition & Food Sciences, Dr Evangeline Mantzioris, was recently interviewed for the ABC’s Chinese-speaking audience. The original article and other popular topics have also been translated into Indonesian and French.


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