Honours and awards to Fellows

(from left) Professor Susan Scott, Professor Ken Freeman, Professor Frances Separovic and Professor Gerard Milburn.

Queen’s birthday honours

Companions (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

  • Professor Peter Colman AC FAA FTSE—for eminent service to medical research, particularly in the fields of structural biology and medicinal chemistry, as a leader in the commercial translation of scientific discoveries, to professional organisations, and as a mentor of young scientists. 
  • Professor Ken Freeman AC FAA FRS—for eminent service to astronomy through pioneering contributions in the field of galactic archaeology, as a leading astrophysicist and researcher, to tertiary science education, to professional academies, and as a mentor of young scientists.
  • Professor John Shine AC FAA—for eminent service to medical research, particularly in the area of biopharmaceuticals and molecular biology, to higher education as an academic, to professional medical organisations, and as a supporter of the advancement of innovation in science.

Officers (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

  • Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Fincher AO FAA—for distinguished service to science, and to education, in the area of plant genomics, as an academic, researcher and administrator, through scientific advisory roles, and to international professional societies.
  • Professor Andrew Gleadow AO FAA—for distinguished service to the earth sciences, and to education, as an academic and researcher in the field of thermochronology and landscape evolution, and to professional geological and scientific societies.
  • Professor Ian Hume AO FAA—for distinguished service to science in the field of biology, particularly through contributions to nutritional ecology and the conservation of Australian native animals, and to tertiary education. 
  • Professor Angel Lopez AO FAA—for distinguished service to medical and scientific research in the areas of immunology and cell biology, and through innovative developments in cancer treatment, particularly acute myeloid leukaemia.
  • Dr Phillip McFadden AO FAA—for distinguished service to earth sciences as a geophysicist, through leadership of Australia's peak geoscience body, through collaboration and innovation in research, and to professional societies. 
  • Professor Stephen MacMahon AO FAA—for distinguished service to medical research at a national and international level, through advancements in the treatment of hypertension, stroke and diabetes, and to improving health outcomes for disadvantaged populations. 

Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

  • Emeritus Professor Robert Vincent AM FAA—for significant service to science, and to education, particularly in the field of solar-terrestrial physics, as an academic and researcher.

More information on the Queen’s birthday honours

Australian Laureate Fellowships

Other honours and awards

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