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UoN has developed many first-class researchers with a significant international presence. We are proud of their recognition through major awards.
Professor Graham Goodwin has been named the 2013 recipient of the Rufus Oldenburger Medal by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), in recognition of his fundamental contributions to automatic control theory and practice.
He is only the second Australian recipient of the Medal and the first whose research is based in Australia (the Medal was previously won by Australian-born American engineer Gordon Brown in 1977).
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Professor Jameson won The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Antoine M Gaudin Award for outstanding contributions to both engineering science and industrial technology.
This annual award is among the world's most prestigious in the field. Professor Jameson is well known for his invention of the Jameson Cell, a radically different flotation device that changed the face of mineral processing and now contributes in the region of $4 billion a year in minerals exports to the Australian economy.
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Professor Phil Morgan has received an Award for Teaching
Excellence in the 2012 Australian Awards for University Teaching, presented by the Office for Learning and Teaching.
The awards celebrate the nation's most outstanding university teachers and recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in higher education.
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Dr Michael Ondaatje was a joint recipient of the Australian Academy of the Humanities 2012 Max Crawford Medal.
The award recognises Dr Ondaatje's outstanding contribution both to the discipline of history and to the humanities in Australia. The Medal is granted to early career Australian researchers for outstanding scholarly achievement in the humanities in Australia, and to those whose publications make an exceptional contribution to the understanding of humanities disciplines by the general public.
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Professor Aitken's area of expertise is cell biology and biotechnology with particular emphasis on reproductive science.
Professor Aitken is the Director of the PRC for Reproductive Science as well as the ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development.
In recent years Professor Aitken's focus has been on the cell biology of mammalian germ cells, particularly the male.
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