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2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on: Alexandra Hawthorn

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s 2018 Future Leaders reflects on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. In 2018, Alexandra Hawthorn was awarded a Westpac Future Leader Scholarship to pursue […]

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Professor Prash Sanders outside the office

Celebrating our heroes of medical discovery

120 years after his birth, Howard Florey continues to inspire a new generation of researchers. Howard Florey’s discovery of the use of penicillin in 1938 has saved more than 200 million lives and is considered one of the greatest medical advances of all time. Florey’s journey in medicine started at the University of Adelaide. Today, […]

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Lachlan’s bionic breakthrough

Engineering and computer science graduate Lachlan Horne is helping to create history in Australia with the development of a world-first bionic eye and low vision devices. The 24-year-old former Adelaide resident is part of a national consortium of researchers working on one of the biggest medical advancements since the cochlear implant for the profoundly deaf.

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