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Citation at year of election
Margaret Sheil is a distinguished chemist and has made significant contributions as a leader in the scientific and university sector. She is a trailblazer for women in science, including her appointments as Vice-Chancellor and President of Queensland University of Technology and Chair of the Queensland Museum Network. Throughout her career, Sheil has been a strong advocate for science and scientists, with a particular emphasis on supporting early career scientists, women researchers and outstanding scientific mentors. She has played a pivotal role in national science policy and has consistently sought to ensure that Australian scientists have access to world class scientific infrastructure and funding schemes.