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Ann Moyal Lecture: Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla

Town: Parkes

Address: Parkes Place West, Parkes, 2600, ACT

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Join Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla in speaking on a contemporary question that draws on such fields of knowledge as science, environment, ecology, history, anthropology, art, and technological change. The Ann Moyal Lecture has been established with a generous bequest from the late Dr Moyal and her estate.

Professor Veena Sahajwalla is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer, and inventor revolutionising recycling science. She is renowned for pioneering the high temperature transformation of waste in the production of a new generation of ‘green materials’ at the UNSW Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre, where she is Founding Director.

In 2021, Professor Sahajwalla featured in the ABC’s Australian Story and she was named the 2022 NSW Australian of the Year in recognition of her work. She was named the 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes winner for the Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science and was also awarded the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) Clunies Ross Innovation Award. In 2023, Professor Sahajwalla was awarded the Engineering Australia Chemical College Chemical Engineer Achievement Award and the Good Design 2023 Women in Design Award.




12-08-2024 to 12-08-2024

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