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Ben Ryan

Ben Ryan

A Roseworthy graduate of the class of 1985-86, Ben Ryan has always wanted to ‘grow stuff’. He's also held a relentless passion for agriculture and learning. Ben is a 4th generation farmer and has been involved in the beef and sheep industry for many years.

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Then and now: Cricket at University

Chris Owen (front centre) and the A-grade team he led for a premiership in 1992/93 at the University cricket ground. Photo by Bryan Charlton

Cricket remains one of the great traditions at the University, but things do change with time. Lumen compared notes with Chris Owen, who played for the Blacks in the 1980s and returned in the ‘90s to lead them to a premiership, and Bonny Miller, current co-captain of the University of Adelaide women’s team.

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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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Caitlin's quest to strengthen our future food supply

Dr Caitlin Byrt working in her lab

As our climate changes, Dr Caitlin Byrt’s research will help secure Australia’s future food supply by improving the productivity of vital crops.

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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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Then and now - women's university cricket

​​​​​​​Chris Owen (front centre) and the A-grade team he led for a premiership in 1992/93 at the University cricket ground. Photo by Bryan Charlton

Cricket remains one of the great traditions at the University, but things do change with time. Lumen compared notes with Chris Owen, who played for the Blacks in the 1980s and returned in the ‘90s to lead them to a premiership, and Bonny Miller, current co-captain of the University of Adelaide women’s team.

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Alumni networks

The University of Adelaide has established 14 alumni networks across the world, so no matter where you are, you can stay connected with graduates across the globe.

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Louise Flohr

Louise Flohr

Lou Flohr graduated from Roseworthy in 2008 with a Bachelor of Agriculture, and today runs her own agronomic consultancy business HF-Ag, working with growers in the southern mallee and Victorian mallee. As a side project, Lou delivered agronomic workshops to women in farming business who wish to upskill in this field.

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Tim Prance

Tim Prance

Tim always knew he was going to study at Roseworthy because his Dad had graduated in 1947 and grew up on the family farm north of Millicent. After graduating in 1972, Tim worked as an adviser with the SA Department of Agriculture for 30 plus years in the south east and on the Fleurieu Peninsula. He also spent two years in Libya on a project to settle Libyan farmers on land previously farmed by Italians. For the last 8 years Tim has worked for himself as a consultant in the area of livestock and pasture management based in Victor Harbor.

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Lucy Coward

Lucy Coward

Lucy turned her love of practical subjects at school into a fulfilling career in agribusiness. Today, 20 years after graduating from Roseworthy, Lucy still loves getting out to spend time with farmers, kicking the dirt and getting behind farming businesses to supply quality produce to the globe.

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