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Student-led Teaching Awards | nominations open 25 September

The Adelaide University Union, with support for the Division of Academic and Student Engagement, is pleased to announce the 2017 University of Adelaide Student-led Teaching Awards. The awards provide students with the opportunity to have their say on what they value most in teaching, and to recognise University staff who have had a positive influence […]

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Mechanical Engineering | Congratulations to our New Colombo Plan Funding recipients

The government has announced funding through the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program for 2018. Funding has been awarded to two of our Mechanical Engineering Academics, Dr Cristian Birzer and Dr Zhao Tian. NCP is a signature initiative of the Australian Government, which provides funding to Australian universities and consortia to support Australian undergraduate students […]

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INFINITI Engineering Academy Asia-Oceania Finalist | Jeremiah Morton

The INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China. The INFINITI Engineering Academy is a unique opportunity to secure a once in a lifetime work placement across automotive […]

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Ellen Fryar | Best Collegiate Female Airleg Driller in Australia 2017

Congratulations to Ellen Fryar, who was named the best collegiate female Airleg driller in Australia for 2017, at the National Mining Games in Melbourne. Here’s what she had to say about her experience: “Currently in the third year of my degree, I recently applied to attend the AusIMM new leader’s conference and National Mining Games in […]

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2017 National Mining Games Success

Congratulations to our wonderful students who had successful performances at the recent 2017 National Mining Games. Eighteen students (majority from the School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering) entered three mixed teams and won eight awards including three trophies and five certificates. Another year, another fantastic result for our teams!  

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UPDATE: Civil and Environmental Engineering Student Success at National Awards!

Sustainable Engineering Society’s National Award Winners! Remember Peter Golding, Sam Kapadia, Jonathon Schulz and Stella Naylor’s innovative civil engineering honours project? Not only did they impress at Ingenuity 2015, they have now taken out the Sustainable Engineering Society’s national student award. For the project entitled A Framework for the Development of Optimal Trade Strategies for Mitigating […]

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Civil Engineering Recognised for Excellence

2015 Otto Glogau Award Prof Michael Griffith and Research Associate Hossein Derakhshan were recently awarded the 2015 Otto Glogau Award from the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering for a paper entitled “Detailed Seismic Assessment and Improvement Procedure for Vintage Flexible Timber Diaphrams” Please join me in congratulating Michael and Hossein on this outstanding achievement! […]

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Students Aim for the Sky in International Airspace Competition

Congratulations to Team Maiden Voyage – sister/brother duo Jade (mechanical and aerospace engineering) and Kieren (computer science (advanced)) Chantrell – for placing third (out of 75 submissions!) in the international Sky For All Challenge. The Sky for All Challenge was launched in December 2015 to develop ideas and technologies contributing to a clean-slate, revolutionary design […]

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UPDATE: Sports Engineering Success at Speak Out for Engineering!

In November last year, we shared fourth year mechanical and sports engineering student Margaret Gayan’s outstanding achievement; winning first place in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (South Australia) (IMechE) Speak Out for Engineering competition. Last month, Margaret traveled to Hobart to compete in the national finals and we are very excited to announce that she […]

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Leader of the Year Awarded to Dr Katrina Falkner

The School of Computer Science’s Head of School, Dr Katrina Falkner, has been awarded the prestigious Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) and Australian Computer Society (ACS) Leader of the Year award. The ACCE and ACS award for outstanding leadership in the use of ICT in Education is a national award that acknowledges the […]

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