Congratulations to our IPAS members whose significant contributions were highlighted in the 2020 University Awards for Outstanding Achievements as well as in the Faculty of Sciences Executive Dean Awards. Ms Elodie Janvier and Dr Jiawen Li both won the University Excellence in Research Awards, for a professional staff member and for an early-career researcher respectively; while Prof Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem was awarded the Faculty of Sciences Executive Dean Research Leadership and Dr Danny Wilson was the recipient of the 2020 Mid-Career Research Excellence Award.
It has been very inspirational to see brilliant IPAS early and mid-career researchers’ major success in the last round of NHMRC Ideas Grants where the success rate was below 10% nationally!
Congratulations Prof Andre Luiten for being part of the Australian leading innovators newest Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering (ATSE) for 2020-2025.
Global-X Challenge Award is designed to discover, disrupt and ultimately provide a catalyst for development and delivery of new capabilities.
IPAS PhD student awarded the best ECR Presentation at the Victorian Branch of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Congratulations to IPAS/CNBP member Aimee Horsfall who was awarded the Best ECR presentation at the Peptide Users Group virtual symposium on the 15th of October. Aimee presented to the group, a part of the Victorian Branch of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, a talk titled ‘A fluorescent 310-helical peptide constraint’.
Congratulations to Dr Jiawen Li for winning the 40 Under 40 award.
IPAS novel antibacterial meshes for hernia surgery awarded the 2020 Australian Federation of University Women SA Inc. Trust Postdoctoral Grant
Congratulations to a Richter Lab's member, Dr Paula Marina, who was awarded the 2020 Australian Federation of University Women SA Inc. Trust Postdoctoral Grant. The award worth 5K will be used to develop a new implant to stop infections in hernia surgery.
Congratulations to Mr Nicholas Schumann who was awarded the 2020 Fulbright scholarship.