Sarah Collins (UWA) wins “Australia’s most prestigious award for the study of music,” the McCredie Musicological Award. Dr Collins is based at the UWA Conservatorium of Music.
The 2020 Forest Fellowships are announced They are for early career researchers at any WA University. Jessica Buck is the first Indigenous Australian fellow, she will research treating brain tumours in children at UWA and the Telethon Kids Cancer Centre. David Gozzard will work on data transmission in space exploration at UWA. Peter Kraus is funded for work at Curtin U, for work including emerging power technologies to combat climate change.
Nathan Towney joins the University of Newcastle as PVC Indigenous. Mr Towney joins from being principal of Newcastle High School.
Myles Young wins BUPA’s 2019 emerging health researcher award. Dr Young has a post doc at the University of Newcastle, where he works on weight-loss and physical activity programmes for men’s health.