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Alumni in Focus: Yuan Yuan

This month’s Alumni in Focus is Wines by Geoff Hardy (WBGH) Export Sales Manager Yuan Yuan (Masters of Agriculture Science – Agribusiness). WBGH has a larger share of the Australian wine market in China than it has in Australia, and Yuan Yuan has played an instrumental role in driving the company’s growth. What are your […]

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Anonymous donor funds Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship

In 2017 an anonymous donor made a donation of $150,000 to the University of Adelaide to establish the Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship. With additional funding by the Faculty of Sciences, this scholarship valued at $10,000 per annum will be awarded each year to the highest ranked applicant for a Research Training Program […]

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Malaysian Alumni return to the University of Adelaide after 38 years!

In October, three Malaysian alumni returned to Adelaide to catch-up with friends and visit their old stomping grounds.  One of those alumni was Paulus Amin Det who graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science.  Since graduating, Paulus has been working as a black pepper researcher in the areas of breeding and cultural practices […]

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Alumni visit Waite Campus 50 years on

Every year, the University of Adelaide is proud to welcome back alumni to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation. On Friday 20 October, we celebrated the Class of 1967. Graduates were invited back to Bonython Hall for a Commemoration Ceremony followed by a luncheon. We were delighted to host over half of the graduating […]

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How to be a better employee in less than 2 minutes!

There’s a lot of advice out there about landing your next job. But what if you already like the job you are in? Here are 3 tips to become an even better employee! Become a ‘YES- woman/man’. When you get the opportunity to learn a new skill, receive further training, or a new professional development […]

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Paying tribute to Dr Basil Hetzel AC (1922-2017)

One of Australia’s greatest medical pioneers and distinguished graduate from the University of Adelaide, Dr Basil Hetzel was renowned for his outstanding achievements in major aspects of public health and clinical medicine. Since graduating from the University with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1944, Dr Hetzel made a difference to the lives of millions with […]

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USA beckons for sea snake PhD researcher

Jenna Crowe-Riddell (BSc Hons, 2014) has an incredibly exciting opportunity ahead of her after receiving the 2016 Australian-American Fulbright Scholarship. The University of Adelaide PhD student has been exploring the unique and fascinating sensory biology of sea snakes. As a result of the prestigious scholarship she will be jetting off to Florida to continue her […]

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Agriculture scholarship to fund a bright future for Emma

In 2013, Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode was working three jobs, commuting more than three hours each day and considering dropping out of University when she became the fortunate recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship. This year the financial burden was further lifted for Emma when she was named the […]

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James Breeze: an objective eye

CEO of Objective Asia and Objective Digital, James Breeze is a usability specialist who discovered his “inner leader” and a love of psychology while studying a Bachelor of Science at the University of Adelaide. James and his wife Kylie, the co-founder of Objective Digital, have grown a team of passionate User Experience Consultants in Sydney and […]

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Wine writer creates a fine career blend

As presenter, researcher and producer of New Zealand TV show Thirsty Work, Yvonne Lorkin travels the country highlighting the best of the NZ wine industry. A “fan of all things fermented”, Yvonne also shares her passion for wine off-screen: in her weekly wine column syndicated through nine newspapers, as wine editor for Dish magazine, host […]

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