Two Associate Investigators at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes have been recognised by the 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science, highlighting the vital role that climate science plays in the health, wellbeing and future of our environment and communities.
Receiving the top honour (The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science) Professor Trevor McDougall AC was recognised for his transformative impact and leadership.
Meanwhile Dr Adele Morrison was awarded the Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year for her work improving the prediction of sea level rises.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes reduces Australia’s economic, social and environmental vulnerability to climate extremes. A collaboration between 5 leading climate science universities, partner organisations and leading researchers, the Centre’s Associate Investigators play a vital role in fostering collaborations and sharing their innovative work with the Centre’s community.
The Centre congratulates Professor Trevor McDougall AC and Dr Adele Morrison for their prizes and thanks them for their contributions to the research community.