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» Distinguished Alumni Awards

The University of Adelaide's alumni have distinguished themselves throughout the world in their individual fields. Our alumni include names such as Dr Andy Thomas, the first Australian in space, Antarctic explorer and geologist Sir Douglas Mawson, nuclear physicist Sir Mark Oliphant and current President of Singapore Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam.

Nominations for 2014 are now closed. Please click here for further details.

2014 Recipients
  • Her Excellency Ms Frances Adamson (B Ec 1985) - in recognition of her outstanding leadership and contribution in the field of International Relations.
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  • Professor David David AC (M B B S 1966, M D 1999) - in recognition of his outstanding leadership and contribution nationally and internationally in the field of Craniofacial Surgery. Read citation.
  • Mr Philip Laffer AM (R D A 1961, R D Oen 1963) - in recognition of his outstanding leadership and contribution to the Global Wine Industry. Read citation.

  • Mr Philip Wollen OAM (B Ec 1977) - in recognition of his outstanding leadership and humanitarian commitments to children, aspiring youth, animals, the environment, and to the terminally ill. Read citation.

 

 Past Recipients (by Year)
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Past Recipients (alphabetically)
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Current Award Recipient

 

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