Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is Australias third oldest university. Over its history, the University has been a leader of social reform and responsible for many firsts including being the first university in Australia, and only the second in the world, to admit women to academic courses. The University was established in 1874 and teaching began in 1876. The first official lecture was in Latin and the Bachelor of Arts the first degree offered. In 1882 when the University became the first in Australia to grant degrees in science. Before reaching the 1900s the University offered degrees in arts, science, law, medicine and music. Additionally mathematics, philosophy, languages and mining engineering were taught. These flagship degrees and disciplines continue at the University today. The Universitys first science graduate was also its first women graduate, Edith Emily Dornwell who graduated in 1885. It was the first Australian university to establish a Conservatorium of Music, a Chair of Music and a Doctor of Music, and the first to grant that degree to a woman. The University of Adelaide also graduated the remarkable Dame Roma Mitchell who went on to become the first female: Queens Counsel, Supreme Court Judge and Governor of an Australian state. An early Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Sir William Bragg won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics (1915) together with his son and University of Adelaide graduate, Sir William Lawrence Brag. Renowned Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson had a long association with the University that included 31 years as Professor of Geology and Mineralogy. Graduate, Lord Howard Florey was honoured with a Nobel Prize in 1945 for his ground breaking work in the application and manufacture of penicillin. The university has five campuses throughout the state: North Terrace; Roseworthy College at Roseworthy; The Waite Institute at Urrbrae; Thebarton; and the National Wine Centre in the Adelaide Park Lands. It has a sixth campus, the Ngee Ann – Adelaide Education Centre (NAAEC), in Singapore.
Editors, Contributors and Speakers [
The following is the list of scholars from University of Adelaide who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences