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  • 2017 David Craig Medal Lecture—Tasmania

    The University of Tasmania, TAS

    The David Craig Medal is made in honour of the outstanding contribution to chemical research of the late Emeritus Professor David Craig, AO, FAA, FRS. Its purpose is to recognise contributions of a high order to any branch of chemistry by active researchers. The awardee is expected to present several public lectures in cities across Australia.

  • 2017 David Craig Medal Lecture—The University of Melbourne

    The University of Melbourne, VIC

    Professor David St Clair Black AO FAA is the recipient of the 2017 David Craig Medal and Lecture and will be presenting a series of David Craig lectures across Australia.

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