Recipient of the James McWha Rising Star Award 2019 Associate Professor Kristin Carson-Chahhoud had never been to university when she was accepted in 2011 to the University of Adelaide, resulting in a PhD focussing on tobacco avoidance. She completed her thesis, which earned her the Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence, while working full-time for […]
Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO’s enduring impact on the University of Adelaide was extended further in April as the first student to receive a newly established scholarship in his name was awarded at the School of Biological Sciences prize and graduation drinks. Timothy Allen received the inaugural Emeritus Professor George Rogers Supplementary Scholarship. The scholarship […]
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 […]
Members of the University community have been recognised for their outstanding achievements, winning a number of prestigious awards. We are proud to acknowledge the exceptional accomplishments of those achieving excellence in their field. University of Adelaide Honorary Degrees The Hon. Alexander Downer AC Doctor of the University (honoris causa) In acknowledgement of his exceptionally distinguished […]
In 2006, the Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Scholarship recipient Dr Justin Hardi graduated with a double degree in science and aerospace engineering from the University of Adelaide. Today, Justin leads the Combustion Dynamics Group at the Institute of Space Propulsion of Germany’s national aeronautics and space research centre. “It’s my dream job,” Justin […]
2005 Rhodes Scholar Matt Wenham has enjoyed a varied career path, using his science degree to teach high school students in rural Malawi before crossing continents to Washington DC where he now works for a non-profit think tank that links scientists and policy makers.