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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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International law focus for Rowan’s Cambridge scholarship

As a double degree graduate (BA (Hons) 2007, LLB (Hons) 2008), Rowan Nicholson has been able to combine his interests in politics and law into the field of public international law and has been awarded a prestigious Cambridge scholarship to further his study in this area. Rowan was one of seven applicants out of a […]

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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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Ivy League school awaits John Monash Scholar

Ben Mylius has been awarded the 2013 Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA)┬áJohn Monash Scholarship in Water Studies and will use his scholarship to to study at an Ivy League school in the US. Graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2011 with a Bachelor of Law with 1st Class Honours and the University Medal, a Bachelor […]

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Natasha’s gift of education

Quality education for everyone – no matter what their background – has been a key motivator for Natasha Stott Despoja AM for as long as she can remember. For the past five years Natasha has funded an undergraduate scholarship to support a financially disadvantaged female student of academic merit to study humanities full-time. “Scholarships are […]

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Profile: Courtney Fields

Geology graduate Courtney Fields has fond memories of her University of Adelaide experience. Since relocating to Perth to join Woodside Energy’s Graduate Program, Courtney has spent time aboard a┬áseismic vessel and is furthering her knowledge in other areas of the industry.

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From bench to bedside – Kathleen’s quest for sarcoma treatment

Dr Kathleen Pishas, a postdoctoral researcher with the Sarcoma Research Group in the Centre for Personalised Cancer Medicine has a string of awards and achievements to her name, including the prestigious Ross Wishart Memorial Award. Having recently completed her PhD candidature, Kathleen’s primary research focus is to investigate personalised therapeutic approaches for sarcoma patients.

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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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