Monthly Archives: January 2013
Mechatronic engineering graduate Kerry Halupka took the “road less travelled” when it came to choosing a research path in her Honours year. The 22-year-old Andy Thomas Scholar opted for a project which brought together the disciplines of engineering, medicine and physiology to help give people the gift of sight. The motivation was personal and close […]
A range of scholarships paved the way for civil engineer Katherine Daniell to enrich her academic and personal life both in Australia and abroad. Almost a decade after graduating, the Sir General John Monash Scholar is enjoying the fruits of her hard work, helping Australia to find solutions to the challenges posed by climate change […]
Dr Peter Psaltis graduated from the University of Adelaide’s medical school in 1999 as the recipient of more than 20 academic prizes, including the Honours Alumni University Medal. He has gone on to pursue a rewarding career in clinical and academic cardiology, taking out nine early career investigator awards for his research and winning an […]
Since graduating with his MBBS in 2000, aerospace medical specialist Thomas Smith has scaled some lofty heights. The 2003 Rhodes Scholar has trained at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, conducted field research in the Peruvian Andes and delivered life-saving treatment in the air to patients across more than 20 countries. In 2012, the Oxford-based researcher returned […]
2005 Rhodes Scholar Matt Wenham has enjoyed a varied career path, using his science degree to teach high school students in rural Malawi before crossing continents to Washington DC where he now works for a non-profit think tank that links scientists and policy makers.
2012 Rhodes Scholar Mark Hassall has only just completed his medical degree but already has his eyes set on becoming a leader in Indigenous health. He will study for a Masters in Global Health Science when he attends Oxford University next year.