Wins of the working week
Ross Coller joins Victoria University as Advancement Director. He moves from the University of Melbourne where he spent nine years in development and advancement roles.
Medical science lobby Research Australia has announced finalists for its 2017 awards, which include;
Data Innovation: Professor Lisa Bero, University of Sydney (research evidence integrity), Professor Helmut Butzhueven Royal Melbourne Hospital. (monitoring MS).
Griffith University Discovery: Dr Avnika Rubarelia, Monash University (regenerative medicine), Dr Tamsyn van Rheenen, University of Melbourne (schizophrenia and bipolar disorder)
Health Services Research: Australia and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry, Professor Lorna Moxham (University of Wollongong) mental health nursing
The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia has announced the Paul Bourke Early Career Researchers for 2018.They are; Elise Sargeant (criminology) Griffith U, Mark Humphery-Jenner (corporate governance) UNSW, Amy King (China-Japan relations) ANU, Daniel King (psychology) UniAdelaide.
Cordelia Fine is the winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prizefor Testosterone Rex: unmaking the myths of our gendered minds. The University of Melbourneprofessor of moral psychology and neuroethics receives £25 000.