Young Scientist Research Prizes Competition: Presentations, Judging and Prize Ceremony
To foster and recognise excellence in Victoria’s early career scientists, the Royal Society of Victoria has established four prestigious competitive prizes open to Victorian students in their final year of doctoral candidature, in all areas of the Biomedical & Health Sciences, Biological Sciences (Non-human), Earth Sciences and Physical Sciences.
Following assessment of applications across the four categories, we have selected eight PhD finalists to present their work to us. Join us to hear about the latest science from our emerging scientists, and to support and celebrate the achievements of Victoria’s upcoming high achievers.
Congratulations to our 2022 Finalists:
Ms Michelle Xu – RMIT University Protective cultures as natural antimicrobials for fresh meat shelf-life extension: their application and consumer acceptance
Ms Linda Riquelme – The University of Melbourne Estimating understorey biomass using remote sensing in semi-arid woodlands of south-eastern Australia
Biomedical & Health Sciences
Mr Aung Zaw Zaw Phyo – Monash University Health-Related Quality of Life in Later Life: Predictors, Trajectories, and Health Outcomes
Mr Daniel Urrutia Cabrera – The University of Melbourne Using Cellular Reprogramming and CRISPR Technologies to Regenerate the Retina and Treat Vision Loss
Mr Pui Kwan Cheung – The University of Melbourne Measuring the micro-climactic impacts of turf irrigation in a temperate summer season
Mr Hoseong Lim – Monash University Timescales of granite infancy: Advances in granite geochronology
Miss Mahshid Sadeghpour – RMIT University Developing a Privacy-preserving Retinal Biometric Recognition System
Mr Yongqiang Wang – The University of Melbourne Solar-driven CO2 capture and production from the air
Registration is available below to join us for the competition and awards ceremony at the Royal Society of Victoria’s historic Hall in the Melbourne CBD. Alternatively, you can watch along via our YouTube channel at the appointed time without needing to register.
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