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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Annette’s quest to help pregnant asthmatics

Respiratory and reproductive health researcher Dr Annette Osei-Kumah is winning both hearts and minds in Adelaide thanks to her academic excellence and community work. The postdoctoral researcher, originally from Ghana, is helping to improve the care of pregnant asthmatic women in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. In her spare time Annette is giving back to the community […]

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Carmine Piantedosi: Vanuatu

Life passes by in “Pacific time” for Vanuatu resident and law graduate Carmine Piantedosi, who has spent the past five years ensuring the island’s residents are paying a fair price for their electricity and water. The qualified electrical engineer who completed a law degree at the University of Adelaide in 2000, moved to the subtropical […]

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Help us save Elder Hall

There are defining moments in everyone’s life and for cellist Janis Laurs, a crucial one occurred in Elder Hall on a sunny winter’s afternoon in 1959. “My parents took me to see the Elder Conservatorium Junior Orchestra when I was eight years old and I was absolutely mesmerised. That day I fell in love with […]

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David Williams: Budapest

Law and Economics graduate David Williams moved to Budapest in May 2011 after accepting a partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers. David has responsibility for taxation affairs and business transformation across a wide tract of Europe as well as the Middle East and Africa. This is his story:

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Chinese students embrace life in Adelaide

For postgraduate students Bo Li and You-You Li, the experience of living and studying in a foreign country has given them far more than an academic qualification. Since 2009, when the Chinese couple both enrolled for their PhD studies at the University of Adelaide, they have embraced life as “Aussies” in every sense.

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