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2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholar Carving a Path for Women in STEM

University of Adelaide Alumna Olivia Johnson was captivated with genetics from a young age because of her sister’s Cystic Fibrosis.

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From Medicine to Miss World

Moktika Tandon swaps her stethoscope for a ball-gown in her spare time, she was a state finalist in Miss Universe Australia in 2018, and then a national finalist in last year’s Miss World Australia.

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Defying the Stereotype

Not your typical looking doctor, Sarah Gray brings a splash of colour to the dreary hospital back drop, with streaks of red in her hair and bursts of colour from the tattoos visible everywhere except her face.  

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University Council Appointment

Emily Jenke

Ms Emily Jenke has been elected as the graduate member of the University of Adelaide Council and will serve a two-year term from 6 September 2020 to 5 September 2022.

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Alumnus Professor Robert Elliott Knighted in Queens Birthday Honours

University of Adelaide alumnus Professor Robert Elliott, CNZM has been knighted in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours in New Zealand.

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Welcome from Louisa Rose, Chair, Alumni Council

Louisa Rose

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

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Ellen McBryde

Get to know our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine class of 2016 alumna Ellen McBryde

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Chantelle Franklin

Get to know our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine class of 2013 alumna Chantelle Franklin.

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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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