Eighth HOPE meeting, Tokyo, 2016

A delegation of six researchers travelled to Japan to attend the Eighth HOPE Meeting held at the Tsukuba International Congress Center (Tsukuba-city, Japan) from 7-11 March 2016. The subject fields for this year included physics, chemistry, physiology/medicine and related fields.

Lecturers at the Eighth HOPE Meeting included Professor Serge Haroche, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2012; Professor Shuji Nakamara, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2014; Professor Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1987; Professor Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009; Professor Barry Marshall AC FAA FRS Nobel Laureate, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2005 and other distinguished researchers.

Congratulations to:

  • Dr Dani Barrington, Monash University
  • Ms Emma Beckett, The University of Newcastle
  • Mr Prabhjot Juneja, The University of Sydney
  • Dr Xiaoshan Lin, UNSW Australia
  • Mr David McDonald, The University of Sydney
  • Ms Jessica Veliscek Carolan, ANSTO

At the closing ceremony, David McDonald was awarded the "Best Poster Presentation Award" which was only given to 5 of the 107 participating researchers.

Funding for Australian participants to attend the 8th HOPE meeting was from the Department of Education and Training.

© 2020 Australian Academy of Science

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