Honours and awards to Fellows

Left: Chunli Bai. Right: Michelle Simmons

Queen’s Birthday Honours

Professor Marc Feldmann AC FAA FRS — appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to medicine and to public health as an acclaimed researcher in the field of chronic immune disease, and through the development of innovative treatment therapies.

The Honourable Dr Barry Owen Jones AO FAA FTSE — appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to the community as a leading intellectual in Australian public life, through contributions to scientific, heritage, musical, medical, political and public health organisations, and to the Australian Parliament.

Professor David Bruce Lindenmayer AO FAA — appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to conservation and the environment in the field of landscape ecology, to tertiary education, and to professional organisations.

Professor Barry William Ninham AO FAA — appointed an Officer of the Order of Australian for distinguished service to physical sciences through landmark theoretical and practical advances in colloids and surfaces, and as an academic, educator and mentor.

Emeritus Professor Ian Mackay Ritchie AO FAA FTSE — appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to science in the field of chemistry and hydrometallurgy, as an academic and educator, and to fostering technical innovation in business and industry.

Professor Ingrid Eileen Scheffer AO FAA — appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatric neurology as a clinician, academic and mentor, and to research into the identification of epilepsy syndromes and genes.

Royal Society of London

Professor Peter Colman FAA FTSE — elected as a Fellow
Professor Chunli Bai FAA (Corresponding Member) — elected as a Foreign Member

American Association of Cancer Research

Professor Jerry Adams FAA FRS — elected as a Fellow in recognition of his outstanding contributions to understanding the genes that provoke cancer and control cell death

Canada Gairdner International Award

Professor Sir Marc Feldmann FAA FRS (Corresponding Member) — for his discovery of anti-TNF therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor Michelle Simmons FAA — elected as a Foreign Member in recognition of her groundbreaking research into quantum electronics

2014 WG Cady Award — IEEE

Professor Michael Tobar FAA FTSE — for the development of high-Q resonators and low-noise devices with application to frequency control, precision measurement and sensing.

2014 Clunies Ross Awards

Professor Ezio Rizzardo FAA FRS FTSE and Dr Graeme Moad FAA, with Dr San Tan FTSE — for their outstanding achievements in developing better ways of making polymers and plastics.

Professor Michael Tobar FAA FTSE, with Professor Eugene Ivanov — for their outstanding achievements inventing the world’s lowest-noise oscillators.

2014 Gruber Prize for Cosmology

Professor Ken Freeman FAA FRS with Jaan Einasto, R Brent Tully, and Sidney van den Bergh — for their individual roles in the development of near field Cosmology.

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