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2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on: Matilda Handsley-Davis

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s Future Leaders reflects on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. Matilda Handsley-Davis was awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship in 2018 to enable positive […]

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Alumni in Focus: Simone Slattery

Award-winning violinist and Bachelor of Music Honours graduate Simone Slattery is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Simone is currently undertaking PhD studies at the University of Adelaide, creating editions and recordings of the little-known violin works of Ernest Bloch. She is the recipient of awards and scholarships from the Ian Potter Cultural Trust, the Thomas […]

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Dr Rupananda Roy, North Terrace campus

Rupa creates history to change the future for migrants

Bangladesh’s first indigenous female to receive a PhD shares her amazing journey. Dr Rupananda Roy is polite, unassuming and her eyes sparkle when she talks about her little girl. And as the first indigenous woman from Bangladesh to receive a PhD, her academic achievement has created history. Rupa, as she prefers to be called, belongs to […]

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Martin Andrew, new graduate member of University of Adelaide Alumni Council

New graduate member at Alumni Council

Dr Martin Andrew has been elected as the graduate member of the University of Adelaide Council. Martin will serve a two-year term from 6 September 2018 to 5 September 2020. Martin graduated from the University of Adelaide with a BSc(Hons) and a PhD. He is also a former academic staff member of the University and, […]

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Challenging cultural norms

Personal experience of post-natal depression inspired Tiffany De Sousa Machado to use her Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship to look at how bringing new mothers and older women together can be of mutual benefit. Tiffany De Sousa Machado says she recalls feeling isolated and alone at a time in her life that should have been happy. […]

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Steven Langsford

The art of translation

University of Adelaide graduate Steven Langsford was recently crowned the winner of the 2016 Translation Prize (Prose Section) from The Australian Association for Literary Translation (AALITRA). Competing against 24 entries and judged by four top experts in Chinese literature and translation, Steven was awarded winner of the Prose section in which he was tasked 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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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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