Angela Moles and Emma Johnston Jointly Awarded the 2012 Excellence in Biological Science NSW Scientist of the Year Award

Last night Associate Professor Angela Moles and Associate Professor Emma Johnston were jointly recognised for excellence in Biological Sciences (Plant, Agriculture and Environment) in this years New South Wales Scientist of the Year awards.

The New South Wales (NSW) Science and Engineering Awards are a government initiative to encourage and involve the NSW research community and the public in promoting the value of science and engineering and to encourage careers in both fields.  The awards were initiated in 2008 to recognise and reward the State's leading researchers in science and engineering for cutting edge work that generates economic, health, environmental or technological benefits for NSW.

Read the official UNSW Newsroom story here

2012 Award Winners: (from left) Andrew Dzurak, Emma Johnston, Chris Tinney, Angela Moles and Matthew England.

Photo credit - Geoffrey Ambler