Queen’s Birthday honours for five Academy Fellows

June 08, 2020
(rear from left) Dr Cathy Foley and Professor Andrew Roberts. (front from left) Emeritus Professor Robert Baxter, Emeritus Professor Perry Bartlett and Professor Marcello Costa.

Five Academy Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours, receiving the Order of Australia for their outstanding service or exceptional achievements.

Three are among those named as Officers in the General Division of the Order of Australia.

Emeritus Professor Perry Bartlett AO FAA is recognised for distinguished service to neuroscience research, and to people living with dementia, motor neurone disease and spinal cord injury.

Professor Marcello Costa AO FAA is recognised for distinguished service to higher education and to medical research, in the field of neurophysiology and to professional scientific bodies.

Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM FAA FTSE is recognised for distinguished service to research science, to the advancement of women in physics and to professional scientific organisations. Dr Foley was elected a Fellow of the Academy this year.

Two Academy Fellows have been named Members of the Order of Australia.

Emeritus Professor Robert Baxter AM FAA is recognised for significant service to medical research, to endocrinology and to tertiary education.

Professor Andrew Roberts AM FAA FAHMS is recognised for significant service to medical research, to haematology and to cancer organisations. Professor Roberts was also elected a Fellow of the Academy this year.

© 2020 Australian Academy of Science

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