University of Adelaide Professor First Female To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award



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PROFESSOR FIRST FEMALE TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A University of Adelaide professor has become the first woman to receive a prestigious lifetime achievement award for her research into fatty acids and lipids and their impact on children’s health.

Professor Maria Makrides is the Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme Leader with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, and Professor of Human Nutrition with the University of Adelaide.

She has become the first woman to receive the prestigious Alexander Leaf Distinguished Scientist Award for Lifetime Achievement, …

Science Teacher Honoured With Curtin Lifetime Achievement Award



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A science teacher who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, professionalism and dedication over her 30 year career in education has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at Curtin University’s Alumni Achievement Awards.

Dr Susan Barkdoll, an award-winning science teacher who now lives in San Bernardino in the United States, is an influential force in the field of science education and a leader of STEM education, who has inspired pre-primary children through to university-level adults.

Dr Barkdoll’s passion for science has benefited not only her students but also her local community, …