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Bright smiles for top teaching in Dental School

Two senior lecturers in the University of Adelaide’s School of Dentistry have the brightest smiles today with the announcement they have won national recognition among Australia’s best university teachers. Sophie Karanicolas and Catherine Snelling together have won one of the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching. The $25,000 award was announced by Senator Scott Ryan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister […]

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Nursing delegation in Myanmar

In January 2013, Dr Philippa Rasmussen from the School of Nursing, was part of a delegation from the Faculty of Health Sciences that visited Myanmar. The aim of the visit was to extend the acquaintance and collaboration of senior Myanmar and Adelaide Health Professionals in Education and Research. This visit led to links being established […]

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Silver Jubilee Staff Reception

This event honours and acknowledges achievements of long-standing staff members who have dedicated 25 years of service to the University. Attended by friends, family and colleagues, staff were presented with a certificate and gift in the Wine Centre Exhibition Hall. The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to acknowledge the contribution of the following Associate […]

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Congratulations to Professor Guy Ludbrook and Cliff Grant

Best Paper Award Congratulations to Professor Guy Ludbrook and Cliff Grant (Discipline of Acute Care Medicine) who, with colleagues at Royal Perth Hospital and the University of Western Australia, have been awarded the best scientific paper for 2012 by the Australian journal Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. The award, presented in Canberra last week, was for their paper […]

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2013 South Australian Tall Poppy Awards – Health Sciences Winners Announced

Congratulations to Dr Luke Selth and Dr Lisa Moran, two Health Sciences young researches who were presented with the Tall Poppy award on the 30th of July. Please visit the following website to read more about the awards.  

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Call for nominations: James McWha Award of Excellence

The James McWha Award of Excellence recognises outstanding alumni who have graduated from the University of Adelaide within the past 15 years and are making a significant contribution as emerging leaders within their profession and/or within their community. Nominations are now open for 2013, and will close at 5pm on Friday, 28 June. Nominations must […]

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Apply now for the $25,000 L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships

We’re looking for Australia and New Zealand’s best and brightest early-career researchers for the L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships. The three $25,000 Fellowships will be awarded to women who have shown scientific excellence in the five years since finishing their PhD, and are intended to help early-career women scientists to […]

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University success in 2013 Young Achievers

University of Adelaide students, graduates and staff dominated the 2013 Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards. Psychology PhD student Kate Gunn won the prestigious Premier’s Young Achiever of the Year Award for South Australia as well as the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Health Award. Six other members of the University of Adelaide community won awards, […]

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Congratulations to our Faculty’s University Doctoral Research Medal winners!

The Faculty of Health Sciences takes great pleasure in congratulating our PhD students who recently won the University’s 2012 Doctoral Research Medal. These prestigious medals have been awarded to students in recognition of outstanding thesis outcomes. Congratulations to: Anna Leonard – Medical Sciences Daniela Ribeiro – Dentistry Rowan Valentine – Medicine

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Human memory study adds to global debate

An international study involving researchers from the University of Adelaide has made a major contribution to the ongoing scientific debate about how processes in the human brain support memory and recognition. The study used a rare technique in which data was obtained from within the brain itself, using electrodes placed inside the brains of surgery […]

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