Appointments, achievements

Emmanuel Nathan from Australian Catholic U is appointed inaugural Denis Edwards visiting fellow at Campion Hall, Oxford U. The fellowship is for researchers working in theology, science and ecology.

Westpac announces three Research Fellowships. Alice Motion (chemist, Uni Sydney), “to build greater awareness of science and the power of collaboration between researchers and the community.” Yu Heng Lau (synthetic biologist, Uni Sydney) researches converting CO2 “into useful organic compounds”. Lou Bennett (Uni Melbourne) will work on “creative ways to revitalise Indigenous languages.”  They each receive $500 000 over three years for salary and research costs.