Batteard-Jorden Australian Polymer Medal bestowed on Professor Tom Davis

November 2016Professor Thomas (Tom) Davis

Professor Tom Davis of the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been awarded the prestigious Batteard-Jordan Australian Polymer Medal for his significant contribution to the Australian polymer science community.

The Batteard-Jordan Australian Polymer Medal is the highest award of the RACI’s Polymer Division and has only been awarded ten times since 1974. It recognises outstanding achievement in Polymer Science in Australia.

The award was bestowed at the 36th Australasian Polymer Symposium, where Professor Davis also delivered the opening plenary at the symposium.

Professor Davis is an ARC Laureate Fellow and a world-leading polymer scientist/nanotechnologist. He has published more than 450 refereed papers and his work has been cited more than 27,000 times. His scientific contributions have embraced polymerization kinetics, nanostructured films, nanoparticles, protein conjugates, nanoparticle enhanced bio-imaging, gene delivery and targeted therapeutics.

Read more about Professor Davis’ research.