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Welcome from Louisa Rose, Alumni Council Chair

Louisa Rose

Louisa Rose, Chair of Alumni Council, provides a welcome in Alumni E-News August edition. 

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Alumni in Focus: Emma Thomson

After seeing a gap in the market between interior designer and landscape architecture, Emma decided to combine her design training with horticultural expertise, along with her slight obsession with indoor plants, to start her own plant styling business Emma Sadie Thomson 

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Professor Mervyn Paterson

A geophysicist who has led Australian research into rock mechanics, Professor Paterson invented the 'Paterson apparatus', a device designed to measure the strength and deformation of minerals and rocks when they are exposed to tectonic stresses and to temperatures as hot as 1,000°C.

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Alumni in Focus: Dr David Lam

Recently named GP of the Year, Dr David Lam (MBBS 2012) had originally planned to study Jazz at the Elder Conservatorium.

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Support local. Support our wine regions.

Browse our list of alumni wineries that are offering wines delivered straight to your doorstep, along with some other delicious deals to quench your thirst. You’ll be supporting local South Australian business and your fellow alum. 

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Agriculture scholarship to fund a bright future for Emma

Image of Emma Goode with a cow

In 2013, Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode was working three jobs, commuting more than three hours each day and considering dropping out of University when she became the fortunate recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship.

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An adventurer's guide to saving the planet

Tim Jarvis AM

Tim Jarvis AM is living proof that you can successfully combine work and play. His passions have seen him undertake some extraordinary adventures, both for the thrill of it and to highlight the catastrophic effects of climate change.

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Defence industry momentum building in SA

Australia’s upgrade to the over-the-horizon radar will add to the amazing defence industry momentum building in South Australia.

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Andrea's space mining mission

Mechatronic Engineering graduate, Andrea Boyd is part of a team in Belgium that rotated the entire International Space Station for science objectives.

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Matt’s Policy on Science

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.

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