Four Academy Fellows recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

From left: Emeritus Professor Kurt Lambeck, Dr Steve Rintoul, Professor Evans Lagudah and Emeritus Professor Jim Williams.

Four Academy Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours, receiving the Order of Australia for their outstanding service or exceptional achievements.

Companion of the Order of Australia

Emeritus Professor Kurt Lambeck AC FAA FRS is recognised for eminent service to science, particularly to geophysics and geodesy, through research roles at the national and international level, to professional scientific organisations, and to education. Professor Lambeck was President of the Academy from 2006 to 2010 and was awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science in 2018.

Officer of the Order of Australia

Professor Evans Lagudah AO FAA is recognised for distinguished service to agriculture and food science as a researcher in the area of wheat genetics.

Dr Steve Rintoul AO FAA is recognised for distinguished service to climate science through oceanographic and Antarctic research and policy development.

Emeritus Professor Jim Williams AO FAA FTSE (ANU) is recognised for distinguished service to the physical sciences, to tertiary education, and to professional scientific organisations.

The Academy warmly congratulates the Queen’s Birthday honours recipients.

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