News: alumni recognition
Gail Kovatseff is the Head of Programming & Industry at the Adelaide Film Festival, South Australia’s premier screen event. To celebrate AFF 2023, she speaks about entering the industry, the importance of accessibility, and her personal picks for the top titles from this year's program.
Dr LaHood featured in The Ophthalmologist magazine’s Power List for 2023 as one of the world’s top 100 ophthalmologists. As well as being one of the world’s best, at 39 he was also Australia’s youngest nominee ever to make the list.
If an emergency is about to unfold, University of Adelaide alum and crisis management expert Dave Birkett is someone you want in your corner. Dave recalls being called to a job near Tembagapura in the highlands of West Papua, Indonesia, approximately 20 years ago...
Henry White followed his own path, from professional sports to banking and finally owning his own thriving business.
Dr Gavin Quek is Hobart's Young Citizen of the Year and the Tasmania Premier's Young Achiever of the Year. At just 25 years old, he's proof that learning to be curious about our fears can take us places we hadn't imagined.
Dr Jared Thomas is a multiple award-winning author and the Research Fellow, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Material Culture and Arts at the South Australian Museum and UniSA.
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.
It's never too late to pursue your dreams. And, in Julie Ross-Spooner's case, you're never 'too old' to attend university. The former teacher attended the University of Adelaide to study in her seventies and just graduated with a Bachelor of Languages (French) with First Class Honours.
Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, Professor John McNeil AO is a tenured public health researcher specialising in epidemiology and clinical pharmacology. His contributions to medical research have changed how we think about chronic disease, preventative health and healthcare quality.
Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, David Reynolds PSM has dedicated his career to South Australia’s prosperity and wellbeing. For the Chief Executive of the Department for Trade and Investment, it is a line of work underpinned by a sense of community.