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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Inaugural Nancy Millis Medal

The Australian Academy of Science is proud to announce that nominations are now open for the Inaugural Nancy Millis Medal, which recognises outstanding research and exceptional leadership by early- to mid-career Australian women who have established independent research in the natural sciences.

A Fellow of the Academy, the late Professor Millis introduced fermentation technologies to Australia, created the first applied microbiology course taught at an Australian university, and co-wrote the standard text Biochemical Engineering. Professor Millis also worked tirelessly to establish links between universities and industry.

The award is restricted to candidates who are normally a resident in Australia and for research conducted mainly in Australia.

Nomination details and guidelines can be found here - http://www.science.org.au/awards/awards/millis.html

Deadline for nominations is 10 February 2014.

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