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Researchers honoured at MMRI awards

Friday, 9 November 2012

Researchers honoured at MMRI awards

Researchers, scientists and students were honoured at the annual Mater Medical Research Institute Awards for Research Excellence on 8 November 2012.

Dr Sumaira Hasnain, Professor Ian Zimmer, and Professor Timothy Florin were awarded the Institute Medals while Dr Shelley Wilkinson, Mr Indrajit Das and Ms Jacqueline Jauncey-Cooke received the Early Career Researcher and Research Higher Degree Student Awards (respectively) for their contributions to Mater Research. Those celebrating the completion of PhDs and continued long service were also recognised for their achievements.

Awards included:

  • Sr Regis Mary Dunne Medal for outstanding research contribution: Dr Sumaira Hasnain
  • Sr Madonna Josey Medal for outstanding contribution to the operation of the Institute: Professor Ian Zimmer
  • Sr Eileen Pollard Medal for incorporating research into clinical care provision: Professor Timothy Florin
  • Early Career Researcher Award: Dr Shelley Wilkinson
  • Scientific Research - Research Higher Degree Award: Mr Indrajit Das
  • Clinical Research – Research Higher Degree Award: Ms Jacqueline Jauncey-Cooke