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Food sustains human life, yet the trends of increasing population, increasingly extreme climate, decreasing agricultural labour, and reduced agricultural land are placing huge strains on food security globally, especially in developing countries.
Rob Ellinger has always had a passion for magic. Hear how he brings joy to his patients and workplace through magic in his role as a Registered Nurse at the Women and Childrens Hospital while training in advanced clinical hypnosis.
Competing in the 2014 Commonwealth Games during the third year of her university degree was a defining moment for Margaret Gayen (Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Sports) (Honours), 2015). Margaret began her engineering career at Ellex Medical in 2016 designing and building medical laser systems for treating eye diseases.
2022 was a significant year for alumna Muskan Jangra. It was the year she completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and was crowned Miss India Australia 2022. Muskan also began her medical career as a doctor at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2022.
James Brown graduated from the Elder Conservatorium with a B Mus (Hons) in 2003 followed by a Masters majoring in Music Performance in 2007. He describes his time at University of Adelaide as part of his musical journey where he learned lots of life lessons and enjoyed connecting with other creative people. As he says, “Hanging out with a bunch of other like-minded musicians on a daily basis was deeply beneficial, and the University certainly provided that.”
South Australia Woman of the Year 2023 winner and recipient of the James McWha Rising Star Award 2022, Professor Phiala Shanahan has made a significant contribution to physics, as the youngest Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the age of 27. She has become a leader in theoretical physics and is a passionate educator.
Catherine Galvin (Bachelor of Engineering Honours, 1986) discovered the Elder Hall ‘Take a Seat’ refurbishment in the Spring 2022 edition of lumen. She was intrigued by the opportunity to reserve a seat and help refurbish the iconic Elder Hall, a place where the wonder of music has been celebrated for more than a century.
Damian Connelly is an engineering alumni based in Perth, Western Australia. For the past 26 years he has worked as a consulting metallurgist for top mining, banking and engineering companies. Damian graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in 1972 and recently returned to campus in 2022 to celebrate his Golden Jubilee, 50 years since the conferral of his degree.