University of Adelaide science community recognised in Australia Day Honours
The University of Adelaide congratulates alumni, staff and friends recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours list.
Members of the University community, who have had honours bestowed, include Professor Helen Marshall AM, Professor Gregory Crawford AM, Professor John Williams AM, and Ms Kathryn Presser AM.
Professor Helen Marshall AM (Professor of Vaccinology in the Adelaide Medical School and Deputy Director, Robinson Research Institute) has become a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine in the field of vaccinology and public health, to research, and to education.
Professor Marshall provides leadership nationally and internationally in immunisation and infectious diseases research and policy. She is also South Australian of the Year 2022.
Professor Gregory Crawford AM (Professor of Palliative Medicine at the Adelaide Medical School) has become a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to palliative care, and to tertiary education.
Professor Crawford is a practicing palliative care physician and has clinical responsibilities with the Northern Adelaide Palliative Service. His major research activities focus on the psychological issues for people and their carers, as the end of life approaches, as well as clinicians.
Professor John Williams AM (Executive Dean of the Faculty of Professions and Acting Provost) has become a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant contribution to tertiary education, to the law, and to professional organisations.
Professor Williams research interests extend across public law and in particular Australian constitutional law, The High Court of Australia, comparative constitutional law, federalism and legal history. In recent times he has developed his research to investigate water law and the regulation of the Murray-Darling. He has held a number of Australian Research Council and national competitive grants and is the current and founding Director of The South Australian Law Reform Institute.
Ms Kathryn Presser AM (University of Adelaide council member and Finance Committee Chair) has become a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to business in the field of accountancy, and to the community.
Ms Presser is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries, a Fellow of the Certified Practising Accounting Association, a Fellow of the Governance institute of Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA from the University of Adelaide.
Professor Peter Hoj, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide has extended his congratulations to the 2022 Australia Day award recipients:
“My congratulations to Helen, Gregory, John, Kathryn and the many other distinguished members of our community who have been recognised in the Australia Day Honours.
“We are enormously proud of their outstanding achievements and it is wonderful to see work and service of this calibre recognised nationally.”
The University of Adelaide congratulates these recipients of Australia Day Honours, and all of the alumni and friends of the University acknowledged in the honours list.
University of Adelaide graduates
|Name||Graduate of / Year||Citation|
|Professor Jennifer Graves AC (AO)||B Sc 1963, B Sc (Hons) 1964, M Sc 1968||For eminent service to science, particularly through leadership and research in evolutionary genetics, to international and national professional societies, for science education in schools, and as a mentor and role model for women.|
|Emeritus Professor Timothy Roberts AM||B Sc 1967, B Sc (Hons) 1968||For significant service to environmental and life sciences, and to tertiary education.|
|Professor Gregory Crawford AM||M B B S 1980||For significant service to palliative care, and to tertiary education.|
|Dr William Heddle AM||M B B S 1972||For significant service to cardiology, to tertiary education, and to professional associations.|
|Mr Ian Nosworthy AM||LL B 1967, B A 1975||For significant service to the law, particularly arbitration, and to professional associations.|
|Ms Kathryn Presser AM||M B A 2018||For significant service to business in the field of accountancy, and to the community.|
|Mrs Mary Simpson OAM||B A 1975, B A (Hons) 1988||For service to conservation and the environment, and to the arts.|
|Dr Lois Zweck OAM||B A (Hons) 1969, Ph D (Arts) 1974, Dip Ed 1980||For service to community history.|
|Mrs Margaret Lehmann AM||B A 1966||For significant service to the community of the Barossa through a range of roles.|
|Professor Helen Marshall AM||M B B S 1988, M Pub Hlth 2004, M D 2011||For significant service to medicine in the field of vaccinology and public health, to research, and to education.|
|Miss Rosemary Osman OAM||B Sc (Hons) 1973, Dip Ed 1977||For significant service to business, and to film and television.|
|Ms Jane Jose OAM||B A 1977||For service to the community through cultural and charitable organisations.|
|Ms Gabrielle Kelly AM||B A 1976||For significant service to business, and to film and television.|
|Ms Elizabeth Wilson OAM||Dip Soc St 1968||For service to public administration in South Australia.|
|Associate Professor Eleanor Bourke AM||M Ed St 1993||For significant service to Indigenous heritage, to justice, and to education.|
|The Hon. Bronwyn Pike AM||B A 1976||For significant service to social welfare and not-for-profit organisations, and to the Parliament of Victoria.|
|Dr Ian Scrimgeour PSM||B Sc 1989, B Sc (Hons) 1990, Ph D (Sc) 1995||For outstanding public service to geoscience in the Northern Territory.|
|Mr Roger Grund OAM||B Sc 1966, B Sc (Hons) 1967||For service to conservation and research as a lepidopterist.|
|Dr Graeme Moad AC||B Sc 1973, B Sc (Hons) 1974, Ph D 1978||For eminent service to science, particularly polymer design and synthesis and radical polymerization, education through mentoring, and to professional scientific organisations.|
|Mr Keith Gallasch AM||B A (Hons) 1968, Dip Ed 1969||For significant service to the arts though performance, writing and production.|
|Ms Barbara Comber OAM||B A 1975, Grad Dip Teach 1976||For service to education.|