Tag Archives: 2013 Research Excellence Awards

The Jim Piper Award for Excellence in Research Leadership (Highly Commended 2013)

Lesley is an ecologist with a longstanding interest in the impacts of climate change on biodiversity. She leads a research team that approaches this challenging issue with a wide variety of techniques.

The Jim Piper Award for Excellence in Research Leadership (Highly Commended 2013)

Jennie has an exceptional track record as a leading researcher in the field of clinical child psychology, demonstrated by sustained and distinguished performance in grant funding, publications, citations and research supervision.

Early Career Researcher of the Year – Social Sciences, Business & Humanities (Highly Commended 2013)

Brent’s scholarship combines an interest in detailed historical work in the field of ancient Christianity (papyrology, textual criticism, archaeology) with broad questions of method and theory in the study of religion and history.

Early Career Researcher of the Year – Social Sciences, Business & Humanities (Highly Commended 2013)

Paul lectures in philosophy, has completed a Macquarie University Research Fellowship and is currently undertaking an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellowship at Macquarie University.

Early Career Researcher of the Year – Science & Engineering (Highly Commended 2013)

Dr Ross Mackenzie’s main research interest is the impact of trade liberalisation on health, specifically focusing on the global strategies and operations of transnational tobacco corporations

Early Career Researcher of the Year – Science & Engineering (Highly Commended 2013)

David is an early career researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Macquarie University. He is currently a Macquarie University Research Fellow, working on his passion, the late-stage evolution of stars.

Application of thermal science to industrial ecology

Dr Vladimir Strezov designed thermo-analytical techniques for applying the thermal characterisation of materials, monitoring the energy required for their processing and understanding the fundamental properties responsible for pollutant formation at the source.

Building a disease-resilient oyster industry

Australian oysters support a valuable food industry ($73.3 M p/a) and promote healthy estuaries by providing vital ecosystem services. QX disease is economically and environmentally important because it causes mass mortality of Sydney rock oysters.