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Building History

You may not know his face, but you have seen Adam Hannon's work, ranging from Adelaide Oval to Her Majesty's Theatre. Adam is an architect and urban designer who has shaped award-winning Adelaide landmarks and spaces. 

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Cancer entrepreneur

To better understand the battles faced by people diagnosed with cancer, we spoke to alumna and scholarship recipient Lauren Whiting who is using innovation to revolutionise the support provided to oncology patients.   

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End of year update from the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Peter Høj AC

As we come to the end of 2021, there is much on which to reflect as we prepare for a new year.
Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, we have been able to celebrate some outstanding achievements across the University.

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Luisa Panuccio

Luisa Panuccio smiles, she is wearing an academic gown and stands in front of a leafy background

Recipient of the 2021 James McWha Rising Star Award

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Professor Jane Taylor OAM

Professor Jane Taylor in front of a blurred background

Recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award 2021

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Dr Leanna Read FTSE, FAICD

Dr Leanna Read stands by a window

Recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award 2021

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Dr Brian Croser AO

Dr Brian Croser AO stands in a vineyard

Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2021

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Meet South Australia's new Governor

This month we sat down with our new Governor, Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC. Repeatedly ranked as one of South Australia's most influential people before her appointment, Ms Adamson was a member of the Champions of Change Coalition and Australia’s most senior diplomat. A University of Adelaide economics graduate, international diplomat, political counsellor and mother of four, she has had an illustrious career and is refreshingly humble when talking about her journey to Government House.

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Perfect pitch: The restoration of two Elder Conservatorium icons

The Elder Conservatorium of Music serves as an important educational institution for budding South Australian musicians, training and hoping to one day perform on the world stage. Elder Hall, situated on the University’s North Terrace campus has a rich history and is home to two particularly iconic Steinway pianos.

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