2009 Victorian Award Winners

  • Dr Jake Baum

    Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Malaria is one of humanity’s most prevalent diseases. It causes hundreds of millions … Read More »

  • Dr Michelle Dunstone

    Monash University Michelle’s research focuses on understanding the structure and function of proteins involved in human immunity. She investigates the … Read More »

  • Dr Alison Funston

    The University of Melbourne When materials, for example metals, become very small, their properties change considerably – for example, nanometre … Read More »

  • Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou

    Deakin University Daniel leads a team using sonar technologies and remotely operated video systems to map over 120,000 hectares of … Read More »

  • Dr Michael Kearney

    The University of Melbourne – Victorian Tall Poppy of the Year 2009 One of Michael’s research topics tackles the question … Read More »

  • Dr Chris Manzie

    The University of Melbourne Chris seeks to improve the performance, economy and emissions of transportation systems. His models for fuel … Read More »

  • Dr Daniel Price

    Monash University Daniel explains that although stars like the Sun are common throughout the universe, with hundreds of billions of … Read More »

  • Dr Wouter Schellart

    Monash University Wouter’s research in Geoscience has covered everything from how the different plates that make up the Earth’s outer … Read More »

  • Dr Elaine Wong

    The University of Melbourne Elaine’s research centres on fibre-to-the-home access networks, which are optical networks that directly connect end users … Read More »