The Australian Academy of Science champions, celebrates and supports excellence in Australian science, promotes international scientific engagement, builds public awareness and understanding of science and provides independent, authoritative and influential scientific advice.
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.
Food security, sustainability, diet and health—issues that capture headlines globally. We must produce and manufacture healthier food that is palatable, convenient, affordable and acceptable to consumers.