2017 Queensland Award Winners

  • Dr Ian McLeod

        Coastal restoration, specialising in shellfish restoration James Cook University     Vast shellfish reefs were once common in … Read More »

  • Dr Anjali Jaiprakash

    Robotics Queensland University of Technology     Dr Jaiprakash works at the intersection of medicine, engineering and design, helping people … Read More »

  • Dr Lee Hickey

      Genetics and plant breeding University of Queensland     We need more productive crops to feed a rapidly growing … Read More »

  • Dr Tom Bridge

      Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation Biology Queensland Museum Network   We typically think of coral reefs as shallow, sun-drenched habitats … Read More »

  • Dr Mostafa Rahimi Azghadi

        Electrical and Electronic Engineering James Cook University   How does the brain, which consumes less power than a … Read More »

  • Dr Indira Prasadam

        Musculoskeletal Research Queensland University of Technology     Osteoarthritis (OA) impacts 1 in 4 Australians, and there are … Read More »

  • Dr Kirsty Short

      Virology University of Queensland   For most people the flu is a relatively mild illness. Symptoms include things like … Read More »

  • Dr Christopher Doropoulos

      Marine and Estuarine Ecology, Ecological impacts of climate changes CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere   Dr Doropoulos focuses on how … Read More »

  • Dr Ken Dutton-Regester

        Melanoma Genetics and Biology QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute   In 2017 about 14,000 Australians will be diagnosed … Read More »

  • Dr Sandip Kamath

      Allergy and Clinical Immunology James Cook University   Food allergy affects 1 in every 10 kids in Australia. Allergies … Read More »

  • Dr Alienor Chauvenet

      Conservation Science University of Queensland   Biodiversity is disappearing at an alarming rate worldwide and with it the benefits … Read More »

  • Dr Emily Callander

      Health Economics James Cook University   Dr Callander’s research uses microsimulation techniques to look at the current distribution of … Read More »