Former Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Emeritus Professor Alan Robson AO CitWA has been inducted into the WA Science Hall of Fame.
Professor Robson is one of the nation’s leading science educators and held key positions – including chairman of the Group of Eight Universities – enabling him to develop Australia-wide science research and education.
As an agricultural scientist, Professor Robson’s early research on plant nutrition and soil fertility contributed to farmers’ prosperity and the success of the grains industry.
In the WA Science Hall of Fame, he joins previous inductees including Professor Lyn Beazley AO, Professor Stephen Hopper AC FLS FTSE, Dr Bernard Bowen AM, Professor Fiona Stanley AC, Professor Ian Constable AO, Emeritus Professor John de Laeter AO, Professor Barry Marshall AC and Dr Robin Warren AC.
David Stacey (UWA Media and Public Relations Manager) (+61 8) 6488 3229 / (+61 4) 32 637 716