Professor Ben Colagiuri, Professor Ainsley Newson and Professor Elaine Sadler.
Three University of Sydney researchers have been appointed Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW, one of Australia’s oldest scientific and cultural institutions, founded in 1821.
Professor Ben Colagiuri (Science), Professor Ainsley Newson (Medicine and Health) and Professor Elaine Sadler (Science) have this month been gazetted as Fellows by the Parliament of NSW.
Professor Ainsley Newson is professor of bioethics at Sydney Health Ethics in the Sydney School of Public Health. The Royal Society of NSW has cited Professor Newson as internationally recognised in the field of bioethics through her work on genomics and reproduction.
Professor Elaine Sadler AO is an astrophysicist at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy in the School of Physics. She has been recognised for her international reputation in the field of galaxy evolution and astrophysics. Professor Sadler is also a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Emma Johnston congratulated all three for their well-deserved accolade.
She said: “Becoming a Fellow of one our country’s most venerable scientific institutions is testament to their ongoing pursuit of excellence in research. The University community is immensely proud of them.”