Professor Ken Freeman from the Australian National University has been awarded the Australian Academy of Science’s highest honour for research in the physical sciences, the Matthew Flinders Medal.
CSIRO's astronomy, spacecraft tracking and space science activities will be headed up by a new leader, with the announcement that Dr Lewis Ball has been appointed as the incoming Chief for CSIRO's Astronomy and Space Science (CASS) division.
The Australian Academy of Science has recognised the research excellence of two University of Sydney scientists: Professor Peter Lay, from the School of Chemistry, won the 2013 David Craig Medal and Professor Sébastien Perrier, also from the School of Chemistry, won the 2013 Le Fevre Memorial Prize.
RMIT SPACE Research Centre PhD candidate Ms Ying Li has recently been awarded an RMIT European Union Centre HDR Travel Assistance Grant Two - Academic Excellence.
A team of researchers from the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC in Hobart has won a national award for work that projects the local impacts of climate change throughout Tasmania over the remainder of this century.
The founder of The University of Queensland's WH Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre (BRC) has been recognised by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) for his contribution to the State's mineral and energy development.