Pawsey Medal

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The Pawsey Medal is awarded annually by the Australian Academy of Science to recognize outstanding research in the field of physics by an Australian scientist under 40 years of age.

This medal commemorates the work of the late Joseph L. Pawsey, FAA.

Previous winners[edit]

Year Winner Current Affiliation Location Field Notes
2015 Naomi McClure-Griffiths Australia Telescope National Facility, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science Radio Astronomy [1]
2014 Geoffrey John Pryde Griffith University Quantum physics [2]
2013 Christopher Blake Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne, Australia Astrophysics [3]
2012 Tanya Monro University of Adelaide Adelaide, Australia Photonics [4]
2011 Bryan Gaensler University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Astrophysics [5]
2010 Andrew G. White University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia Quantum information [6]
2009 J. Stuart B. Wyithe University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia Astrophysics [7]
2008 Kostya (Ken) Ostrikov University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Plasma nanoscience [8]
2007 Ben Eggleton University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Optical device physics, photonics [9]
2006 Mahananda Dasgupta Australian National University Canberra, Australia Nuclear physics [10]
2005 Michelle Simmons University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia Semiconductor physics [11]
2004 Marcela Bilek University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Applied Physics [12]
2003 Howard M. Wiseman Griffith University Brisbane, Australia Quantum physics [13]
2002 Sergey V. Vladimirov University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Plasma physics [14]
2001 Brian P. Schmidt Australian National University Canberra, Australia Astrophysics [15]
2000 Anthony B. Murphy CSIRO Sydney, Australia Applied physics
1999 C. Martijn de Sterke University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Optics, photonics [16]
1999 Raymond R. Volkas University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia Particle physics [17]
1998 Igor Bray Curtin University of Technology Perth, Australia Theoretical physics [18]
1998 Yuri S. Kivshar Australian National University Canberra, Australia Nonlinear optics [19]
1997 Murray T. Batchelor Australian National University Canberra, Australia Mathematical physics [20]
1996 Robert G. Elliman Australian National University Canberra, Australia Solid state physics [21]
1995 Peter A. Robinson University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Neurophysics [22]
1994 Peter T. H. Fisk CSIRO Lindfield, NSW, Australia Metrology
1993 Stephen T. Hyde Australian National University Canberra, Australia Materials physics [23]
1992 David J. Hinde Australian National University Canberra, Australia Nuclear physics
1991 Andrew E. Stuchbery Australian National University Canberra, Australia Nuclear physics [24]
1990 W. K. Hocking University of Western Ontario London, Ontario, Canada Astronomy
1989 Keith A. Nugent University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia X-ray optics [25]
1988 Ian N. S. Jackson Australian National University Canberra, Australia Geophysics [26]
1987 John W. V. Storey University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia Astrophysics, optics [27]
1986 Barry Luther-Davies Australian National University Canberra, Australia Nonlinear optics [28]
1985 Richard M. Pashley Murdoch University Perth, Australia Water resources [29]
1984 Peter R. Wood Australian National University Canberra, Australia Astronomy [30]
1983 Michael A. Dopita Australian National University Canberra, Australia Astronomy [31]
1982 James A. Piper Macquarie University Sydney, Australia Photonics [32]
1981 Martin A. Green University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia Photovoltaics [33]
1980 John E. Norris Australian National University Canberra, Australia Astronomy [34]
1979 Gregory J. Clark CSIRO (formerly) Sydney, Australia Nuclear Physics
1978 Richard N. Manchester CSIRO Epping, NSW, Australia Radioastronomy [35]
1977 Jacob N. Israelachvili University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California, USA Fluid mechanics [36]
1976 W. Miller Goss National Radio Astronomy Observatory Socorro, New Mexico, USA Radioastronomy
1975 Rodney J. Baxter Australian National University Canberra, Australia Statistical mechanics [37]
1974 Donald B. Melrose University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Astrophysics, plasma physics [38]
1973 Bruce H. J. McKellar University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia Theoretical physics [39]
1972 Ken C. Freeman Australian National University Canberra, Australia Astronomy, astrophysics [40]
1971 Barry W. Ninham Australian National University Canberra, Australia Physical chemistry [41]
1970 Rodney A. Challinor Sigma Group Saint Helier, Jersey
1969 Kenneth G. McCracken CSIRO Canberra, Australia Astronomy [42]
1967 Robert M. May Oxford University Oxford, UK Population biology [43]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.science.org.au/2015-honorific-awards-scientific-excellence#17
  2. ^ http://www.sciencearchive.org.au/awards/awards/pawsey.html
  3. ^ http://science.org.au/awards/awardees/2013awards.html#pawsey
  4. ^ "2012 Academy awards for scientific excellence announced", http://science.org.au/news/media/6december11-2.html
  5. ^ "Bryan Gaensler", http://www.usyd.edu.au/news/science/397.html?newsstoryid=6140
  6. ^ "Andrew White", http://quantum.info/andrew/ | "2010 Honorific Awards for Scientific Excellence", http://www.science.org.au/awards/awardees/2010awards.html
  7. ^ "Stuart Wyithe," http://astro.ph.unimelb.edu.au/~swyithe/Site/Welcome.html
  8. ^ "Pawsey Medal for Nano-Fabrication Pioneer," 2008-01-25, http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/about/news_items/news_item3.shtml
  9. ^ "Director Prof. Benjamin J. Eggleton," http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/cudos/people/eggleton.htm
  10. ^ "ACT Women Honoured by the Academy," http://www.wisenet-australia.org/issue72/Mahananda%20Dasgupta.htm
  11. ^ "Professor Michelle Simmons," http://www.science.unsw.edu.au/msimmons-profile/
  12. ^ "About Professor Marcela Bilek," http://www.usyd.edu.au/research/opportunities/supervisors/715
  13. ^ "Home Page for Howard Wiseman," http://www.cit.gu.edu.au/wiseman/
  14. ^ "Professor Sergey Vladimirov," http://www.complexsystems.net.au/index.php?page=profiles&profile=128
  15. ^ "Brian P. Schmidt Home Page," http://msowww.anu.edu.au/~brian/
  16. ^ "Prof. Martijn de Sterke," http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/cudos/people/desterke.htm
  17. ^ "Prof. Raymond Volkas," http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/researcher/person1809.html
  18. ^ "Igor Bray's Homepage," http://atom.curtin.edu.au/
  19. ^ "Profile: Yuri Kivshar," http://www.cudos.org.au/cudos/people/profile.php?position=DD
  20. ^ "Home page," http://wwwmaths.anu.edu.au/~murrayb/Murray_Batchelor2.html
  21. ^ "Elliman, Robert G.," http://www.rsphysse.anu.edu.au/eme/profile.php/3
  22. ^ "About Professor Peter Robinson," http://www.usyd.edu.au/research/opportunities/supervisors/708
  23. ^ "Prof. Stephen Hyde," http://www.rsphysse.anu.edu.au/~sth110/sth.html
  24. ^ "Dr Andrew Stuchbery," http://www.materials.com.au/index.php?page=profiles&profile=126
  25. ^ "Prof. Keith Nugent," http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/researcher/person12962.html
  26. ^ "Prof. Ian Jackson," http://rses.anu.edu.au/people/jackson_i/
  27. ^ "John W. V. Storey," http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/STAFF/ACADEMIC/storey.html
  28. ^ "Professor Barry Luther-Davies," http://laserspark.anu.edu.au/lpc/barry.html
  29. ^ "Professor Richard Pashley," http://www.sciencewa.net.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1808:professor-richard-pashley&catid=197:Awards&Itemid=200077
  30. ^ "Prof Peter R Wood," http://msowww.anu.edu.au/~wood/
  31. ^ "Welcome to Mike Dopita's Homepage," http://www.mso.anu.edu.au/~mad/
  32. ^ "James Piper," http://web.science.mq.edu.au/groups/mqphotonics/staff/person.htm?id=jpiper
  33. ^ "Scientia Prof. Martin Green," http://www.pv.unsw.edu.au/Staff/martingreen.asp
  34. ^ "Prof John Norris," http://www.mso.anu.edu.au/people/view.php?username=jen
  35. ^ "R. N. Manchester's Web Page," http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/rmanches/
  36. ^ "Profile of Jacob N. Israelachvili," http://www.pnas.org/content/103/43/15736.full
  37. ^ "Emeritus Professor Rodney J. Baxter FRS FAA," http://wwwmaths.anu.edu.au/~murrayb/Rodney_Baxter.html
  38. ^ "Research Interests of Don Melrose," http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/theory/don_new.html
  39. ^ "McKellar, Bruce Harold John," http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/umfs/biogs/UMFS150b.htm
  40. ^ "Prof Ken Freeman," http://www.mso.anu.edu.au/people/view.php?username=kcf
  41. ^ "Welcome to Barry Ninham's Home Page," http://www.rsphysse.anu.edu.au/~col110/Barry_Ninham/Barry_Ninham.html
  42. ^ "Dr Ken McCracken," https://grants.innovation.gov.au/SciencePrize/Pages/Doc.aspx?name=previous_winners/Aust1995McCraken.htm
  43. ^ "Robert May," http://www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/staff/academics/may_r.htm

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