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

One of Australia‚Äôs 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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Engineer lays down the law

Fulbright Scholar Sam Mickan has taken an unusual career path, marrying interests in law and engineering to become one of Australia’s foremost experts on patent applications in his field. The 36-year-old intellectual property specialist, who has a PhD in Electrical Engineering, has led research teams in Australia and the United States and still holds an […]

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Laura’s submerged in sound waves

At 29, mechanical engineer Dr Laura Brooks already has a world of experience under her belt. The University of Adelaide Fulbright Scholar has a CV that most professionals take years to acquire. It includes two years at the world-renowned Scripps Institute of Oceanography in San Diego, researching underwater sound transmission; a postdoctoral appointment at Victoria […]

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Staff profile: Dr Joy McEntee

Award-winning teacher Dr Joy McEntee joined the University of Adelaide in 1998 and currently lectures in American literature and film in the Discipline of English and Creative Writing. Dr McEntee has received a number of distinctions based on the quality of her teaching, including a Stephen Cole Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2000), a Fulbright […]

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Shom forges career in medical oncology

Since graduating from the University of Adelaide a decade ago, Dr Shom Goel has forged a career in medical oncology, working on potential new treatments for breast cancer with the world’s leaders in his field. The 2003 Honours Alumni University Medallist, who is currently based in Boston, is looking forward to returning to Australia in […]

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