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The SAHMRI Building Launch

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by Jenny Esots (subscribe)
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Tony Jones to host Q & A for launch
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute are presenting their scientific launch.

This is your opportunity to be part of this dynamic new facility and what it has on offer.

Inside the SAHMRI Building
Inside the SAHMRI Building

The institute is home to researchers around the state who will work together, becoming a research force in Australia and internationally.

The state of the art laboratories and equipment have been purpose-built. The facility is adjacent to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, the University of Adelaide medical and nursing school and UniSA Centre for Cancer Biology.

The launch will be held on Monday 23, June 2014 through to Thursday 26, June 2014 at SAHMRI Facility (North Terrace, Adelaide) and Adelaide Convention Centre (North Terrace, Adelaide).

SAHMRI Building Adelaide

A diverse program is on offer, including tours of their state of the art new facilities on North Terrace. These tours have proved very popular, so it is exciting that there are more opportunities to see this unusual new building and what services are provided to the research community. The architecture has proved a talking point for its design, both interior and exterior.

Monday, 23 and Tuesday 24 June 2014 SAHMRI Facility
Community tours of the SAHMRI facility (Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm)
Open to the public

Register for the tours here.

Interior of the SAHMRI Building
Interior of the SAHMRI Building

Tony Jones from the ABC will also host a live Q & A session entitled Fat vs Sugar. These forums are always informative, challenging and rewarding.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014
Opening Night Public Event 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Welcome to Country and Aboriginal Ceremony - Karl Telfer Fat vs Sugar Q & A with Tony Jones, journalist
Register for the Q & A Session here.

For more information and to register, see the website or email
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When: 23rd of June to 24th of June
Where: SAHMRI Facility - North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 and Adelaide Convention Centre - North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Cost: Free
Your Comment
What a huge excessive waste of millions of our tax-paying dollars.
The building looks amazing, But at what extra cost ? Surely is't possible to design a structure without spending the excess massive of millions dollars needed to complete such a complicated building. I'm not talking about just building a square block of glass, but something functional without going overboard on the design & cost.
by diann (score: 1|23) 2553 days ago
The architecture is exceptional which seems to be generating some excitement in the field of research. Sometimes it is good to see the boundaries pushed. A place that hasn't cut corners, well looking at this building, there are no corners!
by Jenny Esots (score: 3|1519) 2546 days ago
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