Two early career researchers from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Science have won an international award for Research Excellence from the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Professor Ryan Lister, a genome biologist and Future Fellow in the ARC Centre for Excellence in Plant Energy Biology has been recognised as Western Australia's brightest young scientist in the 2013 Tall Poppy Awards.
A passion for science and teaching the community about plant science has earned the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology the Chevron Science Engagement Initiative of the Year Award at the 2013 Western Australian (WA) Science Awards.
A program run by The University of Western Australia that helps undergraduate students undertake world-class research and even present at international conferences has won a prestigious national award.
Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Gilkes, former Winthrop Professor of Soil Science and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environment at the University of Western Australia was recently presented with a Crawford Fund medal for his lifetime contribution to research supervision and mentoring of overseas students.