Kevin Galvin is the fifth Australian to receive the mining technology Antoine M Gaudin Award. The University of Newcastle scientist is honoured for technology that uses water to separate fine particles. saving on processing costs. He follows UniNewcastle’s Graeme Jameson who won the Gaudin, awarded by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, in 2013. Professor Galvin won the NSW Premier’s science prize for energy innovation in 2016.