What’s On

The 2018 screen and media graduation screening, whistle-blowing reforms, reconnecting physical education graduates and examinations of education and police line-ups are the focus of intriguing events at Flinders this week.


Education public lecture

Visiting education scholar Rachael Levy from Sheffield University, UK, will deliver a public lecture about increasing literacy and reading in homes. Her subject, Multimodal Childhoods: Between Home Worlds and Sites of Learning, focuses on the substantial benefits of shared reading with young children in homes, from their earliest years.  Her presentation draws on a research study with 29 families in two English cities, and offers practical solutions to support literacy in homes and communities.

Where: Flinders Victoria Square, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide

When: Tuesday 13 November 5:30pm – 7:00pm

RSVP: Register for this free event via the Flinders University events website.


Screen and media graduation screening

A showcase of 2018 graduation films produced by the Flinders Screen and Media Masters, Honours and 3rd year students will be held this week on Thursday 15 November, followed by celebration drinks and snacks in the Laneway.

Where: Matthew Flinders Theatre, Flinders University Bedford Park

When:  Thursday 15 November, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Cost:    $20 (free for students), register via the Flinders University events website.


Directors and Corporate Whistleblowing Reforms

A free public forum, presented by Greg Golding from Nero Corporate Law, Sydney, will lift the lid on legal ramifications of recent reforms of corporate whistleblowing regulation. This seminar will address the important issue of how these changes will impact the responsibilities of corporate directors in dealing with whistleblower disclosures.

Where: Flinders Victoria Square, Room 1, Level 1, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide

When: Monday 19 November 5:30pm for a 5:45pm start

RSVP: Register for this free event at the Flinders University events website.


Physical Education Alumni Event

This free event aims to reconnect with Flinders’ Physical Education alumni, and provide valuable networking opportunities for final year PE students. The event will also provide two hours of professional development, with all attendees able to receive a certificate of attendance.

Where: Sturt gymnasium

When: Monday 26 November 4:00pm – 6:00pm

RSVP: Online registration is required


Social Transformation lecture

Flinders Psychology Professor Neil Brewer will be delivering a public lecture on Delivering Justice for the Accused: A Radical Transformation of Police Line-Ups. This examination of a pressing social transformation issue about overhauling police line-ups and eye witness identification is expected to mostly attract an audience of police and government experts involved with crime, but is open to all staff, students and the general public.

This is the first of the Social Transformation lecture series run by Flinders’ College of Education, Psychology and Social Work. This series will profile lead researchers who specialise in areas of social transformation that will affect researchers, policymakers and the general public.

Where: Flinders Victoria Square

When: Thursday 29 November 5:30pm – 6:30pm

RSVP: Online registration is required

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