1/05/2013 Save the date for the Perth alumni cocktail reception
The 2013 Perth alumni cocktail reception will be held on Thursday 20 June at the University of Western Australia. 1/05/2013 Meet the 2013 Honours & Postgraduate Alumni Medallists
Each year, Alumni medals are awarded to new graduates based on outstanding academic achievement. 1/05/2013 Meet the VC in New York and San Francisco
Professor Warren Bebbington will travel to the United States in June to meet alumni and friends in his first official visit as the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide. 16/04/2013 Read Autumn Adelaidean online!
Adelaidean will continue to bring you great news from the University of Adelaide, offering a smorgasbord of exclusive stories, opinions and profiles. 10/04/2013 Call for Nominations: Distinguished Alumni Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards. 2/04/2013 Recent graduate required for Alumni Advisory Committee
The Alumni Advisory Committee currently has one vacancy for the position of Recent Graduate and as such, we are seeking nominations to fill this position. 1/04/2013 Watch April graduations live online
The University of Adelaide is providing the opportunity for its graduation ceremonies to be viewed live via the internet. 1/04/2013 Women in Science Fellowships worth $25k
The L'Oréal Australia & New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships are awarded to Australia and New Zealand's best and brightest early-career researchers. 20/03/2013 University success in 2013 Young Achievers
University of Adelaide students, graduates and staff dominated the 2013 Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards. Psychology PhD student Kate Gunn won the prestigious Premier's Young Achiever of the Year Award for South Australia as well as the Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Health Award. 20/03/2013 2013 Cycling for Culture – a bike ride through Kaurna Country
Come on a journey to discover Aboriginal culture and learn about the stories and the land of the Kaurna people on which you live. 4/03/2013 Wyatt Foundation Scholarships to support Indigenous students
The University’s partnership with the The Wyatt Foundation has resulted in the funding of five scholarships for Indigenous students worth $3,000 per student, commencing in 2013. 26/02/2013 Meet the VC in Malaysia, Singapore or London
Following successful visits to meet alumni in the eastern states of Australia in February and March, Professor Warren Bebbington will travel to Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore in his first visits to those cities as the University of Adelaide Vice-Chancellor and President.
20/02/2013 Annual Memorial and Dedication Service
The Annual Memorial and Dedication Service is held on behalf of all Universities in South Australia to pay tribute to those who, by bequeathing their bodies to medical science, provide opportunities for life-saving research and training for our community's health care workers. 1/02/2013 Alumni recognised with Australia Day Honours
Congratulations to those members of the University of Adelaide alumni community who have been recognised for their contributions to their field and their community. Read more... 29/01/2013 VC set for global meet and greet
In February and March, Professor Warren Bebbington will visit the eastern states of Australia, before travelling to Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore in his first visits to those cities as the University of Adelaide Vice-Chancellor and President. Visiting seven cities in four weeks the Vice-Chancellor will meet with alumni and share his vision for the university. 28/01/2013 Staff honoured for outstanding service
Seven University of Adelaide staff members have been recognised in the 2013 Australia Day Honours. 23/01/2013 New program: Grad Cert in Climate Change Adaptation (100% online)
Presently there is a global skills shortage in climate change adaptation planning. Help fill that gap and be a leader in responding to the global threat of climate change. Enrol today in the Graduate Certificate in Climate Change Adaptation
delivered 100% online. 13/01/2013 High Commissioner to Tonga
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) graduate Brett Aldam has been appointed the new High Commissioner to Tonga, taking up his appointment next month. 13/01/2013 SA businesses help out a good cause
Award-winning medical graduate Dr Michael Findlay and his wife Kim, who have established a medical clinic in Uganda, will receive a welcome present from SA businesses this month - a container fitted out with a state-of-the-art operating theatre. 1/01/2013 Industry Leaders Fund Training Grants of up to $50,000
The Industry Leaders Fund Inc offers grants of up to $50,000 to fund self development of future leaders of wealth creating industry in South Australia with a focus on re-creating Adelaide based head offices. 19/12/2012 Singapore alumni Christmas party and message
'As the current President of the AUAAS, the Management Committee and I will endeavour to be the bridge for bringing the University of Adelaide alumni in Singapore together, regardless of their age, status or qualifications', Soon Fee Moi, President, AUAAS 17/12/2012 December Haighs competition winner!
Congratulations to Naomi Cain, winner of the final Haighs competition for 2012. Naomi has won a Haighs Chocolate hamper worth $80! 17/12/2012 New S.E Asia regional general manager for Tourism Australia
Karyn Kent (B Ec 1992) is the new South-East Asia regional general manager for Tourism Australia, based in Singapore 13/12/2012 Alumni Christmas party in London Wrap-up story and photos from the South Australian Universities alumni Christmas party at Australia House, London. 13/12/2012 Purchase your 2013 Alumni After Hours Parking Permit 10/12/2012 Wine researcher bound for Washington
University of Adelaide graduate Dr Rachel Kilmister, a grape and wine research chemist , has been awarded an $18,000 fellowship to help boost Victoria's $1.6 billion wine industry. 3/12/2012 High-quality, small-group learning says Uni of Adelaide Plan
A fundamental paradigm shift towards smaller classes, and delivering a premium student experience, will be the future for the University of Adelaide. 30/11/2012 Adelaide onLION Professional Directory!
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On 1 September 2012 almost 200 people gathered for a day of reflection on the history of Physics at the University of Adelaide. The emphasis was on the period between the retirement of Sir Kerr Grant in 1948 until the beginning of the 1990s, though reference was made to both earlier and later periods. 12/11/2012 In Memoriam: Dr Arthur Ray Beckwith OAM
Dr Arthur Ray Beckwith OAM (D Univ 2004 (Adel), RDA 1932) has died in the Barossa Valley, aged 100. 5/11/2012 Elder Con's quartet-in-residence blogs their international tour
Last month, the exciting new line-up of the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) took on the world, leaving its home base at the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium for concerts in the UK and Switzerland. 31/10/2012 In Memoriam: Jack (JJC) Smart
Emeritus Professor Jack (John Jamieson Carswell) Smart AC (MA 1951) has died, aged 92. 29/10/2012 Golden memories at 50 year reunion It was a joyful and talkative Class of 1962 that returned to campus to celebrate their Golden Jubilee reunion on Friday 19 October.
Dressed in academic gown, 121 graduates relived the proud moments of their graduation 50 years earlier at a commemoration ceremony in Bonython Hall.
24/10/2012 Alyssa's our 106th Rhodes Scholar
University of Adelaide Medicine student Alyssa Fitzpatrick has been named the 2013 Rhodes Scholar for South Australia. 17/10/2012 Europe Alumni Network AGM
The South Australian Universities Alumni Europe invites you to the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 14 November at the 6th Floor, Australian Centre, Strand, London, WC2B 4 LG.
Our aim is to engage and provide supportive professional and social networking opportunities for alumni in Europe. To achieve this, we utilise the efforts and experience of a dedicated committee to drive the future alumni strategy, with support from all generations of alumni. We welcome your attendance at the AGM as well as to all our future events to help foster a sense of community among South Australian graduates in Europe. More information
South Australian Universities Alumni Europe 17/10/2012 Uni life circa 1962 - photos on Facebook
We welcome our alumni from 1962 to campus on Friday as they celebrate the Golden Jubilee of their graduation.
They've supplied some amazing photos from their time here - check them out on Facebook. 17/10/2012 Law grads named SA's top business women
Serina Pace (B Com 1995, LLB (Hons) 1997) and Sandy Pitcher (BA (Jur) 1995, LLB 1997) have been recognised in the 2012 Telstra Business Womens' Awards. 15/10/2012 Retallack wins Rural Woman of the Year
Mary Retallack (PG Dip Nat Res Mgmt 1995, Grad Dip Vit 2001, Prof Cert Arbitration 2011, current Viticulture PhD candidate) has been presented with the prestigious national 2012 Rural Women’s Award. 7/10/2012 Researchers a step closer to controlling inflammation in MS 6/10/2012 Flashback to 1962
Thank you to those attending this year's Golden Jubilee Reunion who have submitted some fantastic photos from their time at the University. 4/10/2012 Adelaide's ranking strong but broader vision needed 2/10/2012 The Robinson Institute launches Great Expectations for Life a campaign for preterm birth
Imagine being unable to hold your newborn baby because they are too small to breathe on their own or regulate their own temperature. Watching them through the walls of a humidicrib surrounded by the sound of machines and the bustle of activity in the intensive care ward. 28/09/2012 French Honour Awarded to Deputy Vice-Chancellor 28/09/2012 Cobbers for Africa!
The Joanna Briggs Foundation (JBF) is hosting the Cobbers for Africa event to raise funds to help improve healthcare in Africa. 12/09/2012 Alumni offer: bonus 8-visit pass at Next Gen Memorial Drive University of Adelaide alumni are invited to spring into fitness this September at Next Generation Memorial Drive. Join Next Generation by 30 September and you’ll receive your first two weeks free* (plus there’s no joining fee). 11/09/2012 Registrations are open for the Animal Science Student and Industry Program
Are you an Animal Science Graduate willing to share your knowledge and experience with Students? Are you a current Animal or Veterinary Science Student who is looking for the opportunity to talk to industry professionals? Then the Student and Industry Program is for you! Register here... 5/09/2012 Congratulations Matt Cowdrey - our student and now Australia's most successful Paralympian! Matt Cowdrey OAM (Media and Law student) became Australia's most successful Paralympian ever after winning his 11th gold in the S9 50m freestyle in a world record time. 4/09/2012 Winner of the Haigh's Competition for July/August
Congratulations to Helen Foster, who has won a Haigh's Chocolates hamper worth $80! 30/08/2012 Honouring the Legacy and Life of Datuk Dr Sam Abraham A book honouring the life of alumnus Datuk Dr Sam Abraham was launched on 25 August at Lincoln College, North Adelaide. 29/08/2012 Join the Duke of Ed Award Holders Alumni
2012 marks the 50th Anniversary of The Duke of Ed in Australia. As part of the celebrations, the The Duke of Ed Alumni will be launched, giving all past Awardees a chance to reconnect with The Duke of Ed nationally and internationally, and with fellow Awardees. 29/08/2012 The Grapevine
28/08/2012 The Annual Florey Lecture – Monday 10 September
|By Dr Patrick Iland and Dr Peter Dry (past lecturers, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine), Professor Steve Tyerman (Chair of Viticulture in the School), and Dr Tony Proffitt (Environment and Agriculture, Curtin University) |
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The Grapevine explores the links between the scientific principles and the practice of viticulture. It is primarily intended as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students, however it will also be of great interest to anyone involved in viticulture and winemaking. It was judged to be the best viticulture book published for the year at the Organisation Internationale de la Vigne et du Vin (OIV) 2012 book awards.
Each year, the Florey Medical Research Foundation at the University of Adelaide hosts the Annual Florey Lecture. This year’s lecturer is Professor Larry Suva, holder of the Carl L. Nelson who will present “It’s all about the bone: why we should care!” 28/08/2012 Stamp of approval for Adelaide's Nobel Laureates
Australia Post has honoured two of the University of Adelaide's most famous graduates with a special stamp issue celebrating the achievements of five Australian Nobel Prize laureates. 28/08/2012 Researchers recognised in 2012 Tall Poppy Awards Congratulations to the three University of Adelaide researchers who have been named Tall Poppies of Science for 2012. 21/08/2012 Congratulations to our London 2012 students and graduates
On behalf of the entire University of Adelaide community, we congratulate our London 2012 Olympians and Paralympians - we are proud of your achievements! 21/08/2012 Three Lives to Live Scholarship to help disadvantaged students
Entrepreneur Ben Howard wants to help disadvantaged young people achieve their dreams. Coming from a background of homelessness and hardship, Ben now works with the biggest names in the music industry putting together multi-million dollar deals. 8/08/2012 In Memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry William Herdman (Bill) Elliott Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry William Herdman (Bill) Elliott died on 25 July. Professor Elliott was Head of the Biochemistry Department for 25 years and a giant figure at the University of Adelaide, and in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology across the nation. 8/08/2012 In Memoriam: Dr Brian Sando (MBBS 1961)
Staff in the Development and Alumni office send their condolences to the family and friends of one of the most experienced and decorated sports doctors in Australia, Dr Brian Sando AO, who passed away on 3 August 2012. 29/07/2012 Come along to a Microscopy @ The University of Adelaide Tour 29/07/2012 View the action from Open Day 2012 24/07/2012 Professor Alan Cooper SA Scientist of the Year finalist Congratulations to Professor Alan Cooper, Director of the The University of Adelaide's Australian Centre for Ancient DNA who has been named as a finalist in the SA Scientist of the Year Awards. 24/07/2012 Colouring-in comp winner enjoys the concert
Elle (age 4) won tickets to the ElectraNet Toe Tapping Toddlers concert last month. We received this lovely message and photo from Elle (via her mother!) after she attended the concert. 19/07/2012 2012 AHA Magarey Medal for Biography: Winner announced Established by Professor Emerita Susan Magarey (the Head of the Pioneering Research Centre for Women's Studies here at the University of Adelaide in the 1980s), the Magarey Medal for Biography is awarded to author of the best work of biography published during the previous two years, awarded every second year. 19/07/2012 Read the winter edition of Lumen online The latest edition of Lumen showcases the impact and achievements of University of Adelaide alumni.