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Turning up the heat on health and climate change

With the scientific community agreeing the Earth is warming, climate change and what to do about it are topics of wide debate.

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ICAC Response Update

Louisa Rose

I would like to share with you an update on how the University is responding to the statement released by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, in relation to the behaviour of the former Vice-Chancellor. University Council previously advised it would adopt all of the recommendations made in the ICAC statement. To bring this to fruition, the ICAC Response Steering Committee has been established, and I'm pleased that Alumni Council has a representative on this committee.

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Malaysian Alumni Network 25th Anniversary

Malaysian Alumni Network

2020 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Malaysia Alumni Network. 

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Tuning in with Johanna Allen

Alumna Johanna Allen has established a career as one of Australia’s most versatile singer/actors.

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Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Research

Research into Alzheimer’s disease, one of the leading causes of disability and death in Australians aged 65 years or older, has achieved an important breakthrough thanks to University of Adelaide researchers – and long-term donors, the Carthew Foundation. 

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Alumni in Focus: Matthew Alfred

Matthew is a graduate of the School of Architecture, currently working at ARM Architecture’s Adelaide office and was recently awarded the notable 2020 Jack Hobbs McConnell Travelling Fellowship. 

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Remembering 1960’s glorious, gritty victory of the Adelaide University Rugby Union Football Club

On Saturday 15 August 2020, the Adelaide University Rugby Union Football Club marked the 60th anniversary of its win in the 1960 Division 1 SA Grand Final with a player reunion at Waite Oval.

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2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholar’s Balancing Act

Caring for newborn kittens, bunnies and injured wildlife while studying Reproductive Immunology full-time at the University of Adelaide keeps PhD candidate Shanna Hosking busy.

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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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