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New Tall Poppies Emerge

Date:
Thursday 16th of August 2012
Venue:
CSIRO Discovery Centre

The 2012 Young Tall Poppy Awards have been launched in the ACT during National Science Week.

For the second year in a row, the Tall Poppy Campaign has partnered with ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas┬áprogram to celebrate young scientists. Tall Poppies from WA, Tasmania and the ACT joined Paul Barclay to discuss the correlation between poverty and poor health.

The podcast of the program can be found on the ABC website.

The Australian National University had two winners, Dr Elizabeth Williams and Dr Alison Calear. The ANU Medal for the ACT Tall Poppy of the Year for 2012 was Dr John Young from ADFA at UNSW.

Find details of the ceremony in other states here.