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lumen: summer 2020

In this issue:

  • Dr James Muecke AM's mission to fight avoidable blindness
  • Liberty Hogg, the alumni rising from the ashes
  • Mujahid Ahmed, the Sudanese civil war survivor who says laughter is the best medicine
  • Danielle Wood, one of Australia's sharpest economic minds playing a key role in the COVID-19 pandemic.
     

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News

18

Feb

A modern take on enjoying wine

Oliver Brown shares his career journey from University of Adelaide student, to Managing Director of The Big Easy Group, the business behind some of Adelaide’s coolest places to eat and drink.

2

Feb

The right elements for STEM success

Professor Laura Parry, Interim Executive Dean of the Faculty of Sciences shares her vision for the Faculty, her passion for supporting women in STEM and plans for inspiring the next generation of leaders in the field.

1

Feb

Leading through Learning

Adjunct Professor Richard Bruggeman, a passionate advocate for those with an intellectual disability is this year's SA Senior of the Year.

26

Jan

Alumni in Focus: Professor Phiala Shanahan

Phiala Shanahan is this month's alumni in focus.  

25

Nov

Kym finds his groove in jazz

Alumnus Kym Purling believes becoming a jazz pianist was his fate, despite the most unlikely of beginnings.

25

Nov

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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Events

25

Mar

Friends of the Library Network – Garry Hiskey Author Event

Join the Friends of the Library Network for this intriguing presentation by Garry Hiskey, senior solicitor for the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement and assigned the case of the Anangu people, after the atomic bomb tests on their homeland, the Maralinga lands. 

29

Apr

Friends of the Library Network – Danielle Clode Author Event

Author and alumna Danielle Clode tells the story of Jeanne Barret, who disguised herself as a man and sailed on the 1766 Bougainville voyage of discovery, in her book 'In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World'. Register to attend to hear her discuss the life of Jeanne Barret and her incredible contribution to science and discovery. 

24

Jul

Pre-1994 Roseworthy Wine Reunion

Come celebrate with your fellow wine alumni from the graduating classes from 1994 and prior.

31

Jul

2004-2008 Roseworthy and Waite Reunion

In the spirit of the old parties at Roseworthy and Waite, but perhaps with a little more sophistication, we'll be kicking up our heels with fine wine, great food and stimulating conversation. Come celebrate with alumni from the graduating classes of 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 at Roseworthy and Waite.

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