Research Australia’s health and medical research awards are announced, including: Peter Wills Medal: Nicholas Talley, UniNewcastle. GSK award for excellence: Georgina Long and Richard Scolyer, Melanoma Institute. Griffith U discovery award: Sarah Best, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Data innovation: Craig Dalton, Uni Newcastle. Health services research award: Sue Kildea, UniQueensland. Research champion award: Matthew Grounds, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.
Last week was big for Professor Scolyer, he was also honoured at the NSW Premier’s cancer research awards.
The University of Wollongong’s Jindaola programme has won the first Australasian Academic Development Good Practice Award, from the Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching. Jindaola, “weaves indigenous knowledges and perspectives through UoW’s teaching practice.” The Jindaola team is Julie Avena, Paul Chandler, Bonnie Dean, Janine Delahunty, Jade Kennedy, Maarten de Laat, Alisa Percy, Kathryn Harden-Thew, Lisa Thomas.