The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Maree Teesson AC, who was conferred Companion (AC) in the General Division for eminent service to medicine, particularly to the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, as a researcher and author, to innovative mental health policy development, to education, and as a role model for young researchers.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Janet McCalman AC, who was conferred Companion (AC) in the General Division for eminent service to education, particularly in the field of social history, as a leading academic, researcher and author, as a contributor to multi-disciplinary curriculum development, and through the promotion of history to the wider community.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Marilyn Lake AO, who was conferred Officer (AO) in the General Division for distinguished service to higher education, particularly to the social sciences, as an academic, researcher and author, and through contributions to historical organisations.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Emeritus Professor Russell Lansbury AO, who was conferred Officer (AO) in the General Division for distinguished service to industrial relations education as an academic, researcher and author, through contributions to international arbitration foundations, and as a mentor of young academics.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Allan Fels AO, who has been awarded the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize. The Australian Mental Health Prize recognises the major contributions made by professionals and members of the community in mental health care and advocacy. Professor Fels, Chairman of the National Mental Health Commission, was jointly awarded the prize with Janet Meagher, a champion […]
The Academy congratulates Professor Bruce Chapman AM FASSA who has won the 2017 Australian Financial Review Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award. Professor Chapman won the award for his work on the income contingent loan system for student fees (now known as HECS-HELP), introduced by then education minister John Dawkins in 1989. Australia became the first country in […]
ASSA Fellow Professor Anthony Elliott awarded European Commission Erasmus+ Programme Jean Monnet Grant 2017
The Academy congratulates Professor Anthony Elliott FASSA, who was awarded an Erasmus+ Programme Jean Monnet Grant 2017 by the European Commission. Professor Elliott, Dean of External Relations and Executive Director of the Hawke EU Centre at the University of South Australia, will lead the two year project “Digital Technologies, Transformations and Skills: Robotics and EU […]
The Academy congratulates Professor Jane McAdam FASSA, who has received the Calouste Gulbenkian 2017 Prize for outstanding work in the field of human rights. Professor McAdam shared the prize of 100,000 Euros with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee. The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, presented the Prizes on Thursday, 20 July, at a gala public […]
ASSA Fellow Prof Lorraine Mazerolle becomes a Fellow of the prestigious American Society of Criminology (ASC)
The Academy congratulates Fellow Professor Lorraine Mazerolle on becoming a Fellow of the prestigious American Society of Criminology (ASC). According to the Society, ‘The status of Fellow is given to those members of the Society in good standing who have achieved distinction in criminology. The honorary title ‘Fellow’ recognizes persons who have made a scholarly […]
ASSA Fellows recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours The Academy is proud to announce that six of its Fellows were recognised as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2017. Companion (AC) in the General Division: Professor Ross Gregory GARNAUT AO for eminent service to the community as a leading international economist in the area […]