Australia Day Honours recognition

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Monash University is proud to congratulate members of the Monash community recognised in the Australia Day Honours.

Professor Peter Ebeling, Adjunct Professor John Mills, David Buckingham, Professor Rosemary Calder, Professor Peter Fuller, Professor Milton Hearn, Adjunct Professor James Ogloff and the Honourable Neil Pope have been recognised for their extraordinary contributions to Australian communities in the 2015 Honours List.

Professor Ebeling, Head of the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, was made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for his distinguished service to medicine in the field of bone health, through academic contributions and research initiatives in a range of administrative, executive and professional roles.

Adjunct Professor John Mills from the Central and Eastern Clinical School received his AO for his distinguished service to medicine as a researcher and physician in the field of infectious diseases, particularly HIV-AIDS, to medical administration, and to the development of Australia's biotechnology industry.

Professor Milton Hearn, School of Chemistry, was recognised with an AM for his significant service to science through major contributions to advances in chemical manufacturing.

Professor Rosemary Calder, a Vice-Chancellor's Professorial Fellow,was appointed an AM for her significant service to public administration, particularly in the areas of mental health and ageing, through academic roles, and to the community.

David Buckingham, Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Student Recruitment, has been awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his significant service to public administration, particularly Australia-Britain relations, to business, and to tertiary education.

Associate Director of the MIMR-PHI Institute of Medical Research Professor Peter Fuller was awarded an AM for his for significant service to medicine as an endocrinologist, through contributions to medical research and professional organisations.

Adjunct Professor James Ogloff from the School of Psychological Sciences received his AM for his significant service to education and to the law as a forensic psychologist, and as an academic, researcher and practitioner.

Former industrial relations and human resources advisor to the University, the Honourable Neil Pope, received his AM for his significant service to the community of Victoria, particularly through local and state government roles, and to the administration of Norfolk Island.

Also recognised were medical researchers, Professor John Funder, Burnet Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb, both of whom have a long association with Monash. They were awarded Companions of the Order of Australia (AC).  An AC is awarded for eminent achievement and merit of the highest degree in service to Australia or humanity at large.

Australia Day 2015 Honours List

Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

Mr Marcus Besen AC Supporter

For eminent service to the visual and performing arts as a leading benefactor and supporter, through philanthropic contributions to a range of social welfare, community health, educational and youth initiatives, and to business

Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

Professor Peter Ebeling AO School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health

For distinguished service to medicine in the field of bone health, through academic contributions and research initiatives in a range of administrative, executive and professional roles.

Adjunct Professor John Mills AO Central and Eastern Clinical School

For distinguished service to medicine as a researcher and physician in the field of infectious diseases, particularly HIV-AIDS, to medical administration, and to the development of Australia's biotechnology industry.

Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

David Buckingham AM Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment

For significant service to public administration, particularly Australia-Britain relations, to business, and to tertiary education.

Professor Rosemary Calder AM Vice-Chancellor's Professorial Fellow

For significant service to public administration, particularly in the areas of mental health and ageing, through academic roles, and to the community.

Professor Peter Fuller AM MIMR-PHI Institute of Medical Research

For significant service to medicine as an endocrinologist, through contributions to medical research and professional organisations.

Professor Milton Hearn AM School of Chemistry

For significant service to science through major contributions to advances in chemical manufacturing.

Emeritus Professor Peter Juliff AM Former staff member

For significant service to information technology as a pioneer educator, and through professional organisations.

Peter Marriott AM Former staff member

For significant service to youth through the Scouting movement, to entomological research and authorship, and to education.

Adjunct Professor James Ogloff AM School of Psychological Sciences

For significant service to education and to the law as a forensic psychologist, and as an academic, researcher and practitioner.

The Honourable Neil Pope AM Former advisor

For significant service to the community of Victoria, particularly through local and state government roles, and to the administration of Norfolk Island.

Kevin Stevenson AM Former advisor

For significant service to business and commerce through reforms in national and international accountancy standards.

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Professor Paul Martin OAM Former staff member

For service to medicine in the field of psychology.

Dr Alan Rose OAM Former staff member

For service to medicine, and to professional organisations.

Nathan Shafir OAM Department of Marketing

For service to the community through a range of organisations.

The late Lorraine Topol OAM Supporter

For service to the community through social welfare, religious and charitable organisations.

The late Professor Roderick Westerman OAM

For service to aerospace medicine.

Vivienne Williams OAM Monash Institute of Medical Research

For service to the welfare and protection of animals, and to the community.

Please note: Names of Monash awardees are being added as we identify members of our community in the Australia Day honours list. If you believe we have missed someone off the list please email media@monash.edu

A full list of recipients can be found on the Governor General of Australia's website