UNSW academics named as top Women of Influence—16 October 2015

Researchers at The University of New South Wales, Scientia Professors, ARC Future Fellow, Jane McAdam and ARC Australian Laureate Fellow, Veena Sahajwalla, have been named among Australia's 2015 Top 10 Women of Influence. Materials scientist Professor Sahajwalla was the winner of the innovation category for her work using previously unexplored high temperature reactions to transform some of the world’s most problematic waste materials into commercially-viable products. Professor McAdam won the global category of the competition for her work investigating the legal issues that affect the fate of asylum seekers.

 

Media issued by The University of New South Wales.

 

Image: Scientia Professors Jane McAdam (left) and Veena Sahajwalla were category winners at the 100 Women of Influence Awards.
Image courtesy: The University of New South Wales.

Original Published Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015