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Congratulations Deakin University VC Award Winners!

Wed, 07 Jul 2010 09:39:00 +1000

Hearty congratulations are extended to Deakin University's "Researcher of the Year" and the other 10 researchers who received Vice-Chancellor's Awards on Monday 5 July 2010.

Associate Professor Kylie Ball, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences was named Deakin University's "Researcher of the Year" and was also presented with an award for 'Research Excellence' and another for 'Distinguished Research'.

Winners of  'Distinguished Research' Awards also included Professor Ying (Ian) Chen of the Institute for Technology Research and Innovation and; Professor Paresh Narayan of the Faculty of Business and Law.

Other recipients of 'Research Excellence' awards were Professor Ying (Ian) Chen of the Institute for Technology Research and Innovation; Drs Tania de Koning-Ward and Tony Velkov of the Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences; Professor Paresh Narayan of the Faculty of Business and Law and; Professor David Walker of the Faculty of Arts and Education.

Vice-Chancellor's Awards for 'Outstanding Contribution to Research: Early Career Researcher' were presented to Dr Paul Francis of the Institute for Technology Research and Innovation; Dr Hilary Glow of the Faculty of Business and Law; Dr Sarah McNaughton of the Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences and; Mrs Colleen Murrell of the Faculty of Arts and Education.

Professor Lee Astheimer states that  "These 10 researchers reflect the exciting and vibrant culture of research excellence and growth being experienced by Deakin University as it embraces the challenge to have its research performance reach the top third of Australia's Higher Education sector.  I encourage Deakin's research community to celebrate and congratulate the award recipients in recognition that they represent the collective efforts of all Deakin's researchers in creating a reinvigorated culture of research and raising Deakin's research profile."


Associate Professor Kylie Ball was named Deakin University's
Associate Professor Kylie Ball was named Deakin University's
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