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Powerful words equal a writing prize for young maths scholar

The Ultimo Prize aims to discover the best emerging writers in Australia. The 2021 Ultimo Prize focused on fiction and poetry by authors under the age of 30, exploring the theme of identity.

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Outstanding Thesis wins ANSTO award

This medal is awarded annually to the PhD student at an Australian or New Zealand University who is judged to have completed the most outstanding thesis of the past two years whose work was undertaken at and acknowledges the Australian Synchrotron, or the Australian National Beamline Facility (ANBF), or whose work acknowledges and was undertaken under the auspices of the International Synchrotron Access Program (ISAP) or the Australian Synchrotron Research Program (ASRP).

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Stunning mural artwork from Property graduate

Giyong Zhu (known as Zhuzhu) is a Master of Property graduate. She is also a mural artist, and she recently completed a commission by Uniting Communities that is getting incredibly positive feedback.

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Nominate a Young Achiever

The 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards are designed to acknowledge, encourage, and promote the positive achievements of all young people in South Australia.

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Professors make the list of Australia’s top 250 researchers

The arrival of COVID-19 has reminded us that research is needed more than ever. The University of Adelaide is incredibly proud that numerous of its researchers are being recognised for the level of excellence in their work and the impact it is having.

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A significant win at the 2021 Water Awards

This award aims to recognise academic excellence and innovation in student research projects related to the water industry.

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Three more researchers recognised as leaders of the future

Congratulations to our School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials for boasting three of the 40 young researchers listed by The Australian as ones to watch.

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Students design humanitarian architectural solutions: Zane Cliff

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Bachelor of Architectural Design students are designing housing solutions for neurodiversity, cultural and social differences.

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Professor Peng Shi - a Superstar of Research and Lifetime Achiever

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Congratulations to Professor Peng Shi, from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, who has been recognised as one of Australia’s Superstars of Research – one of only 40 people chosen for the consistent excellence of their work and the impact they had in their fields.

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Congratulations to Dr Pei Lay Yap on being awarded the RACI 2021 Cornforth Medal

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The School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials researcher has been recognised for her PhD thesis on Development of Advanced Graphene-based Composites for Water Purification.

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