Elizabeth was made an Honorary member of the Society in 2011, during a stay in Hobart. Dr Blackburn formed long-term connections with the Society, speaking to members and informing them of her research into and the discovery of telomerase.
TED talk biography of Dr Blackburn
TED talk: The science of cells that never get old
Member of our Society and its President, Professor Matt King will give the Mawson Lecture to the Geological Society of Australia at their convention in 2018. We’ll keep you posted!
Professor King’s research achievements on sea level change have earned him this recognition from the Geological Society. Matt’s work looks at ice sheets in the north and south poles observing the melting changes as the Earth deforms, imparting information about the properties of the planet hundreds of kilometres below its surface: read the full article.
Those who wish to apply: Australian Academy of Science