Congratulations to our alumni who were recognised in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours awards.
Over 90 of our Monash alumni, former staff and friends have been recognised in the annual Queen’s Birthday honours list. We would like to recognise and congratulate our science alumni award recipients for their wonderful contributions and the demonstration of outstanding values of dedication and service to the Australian community.
Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
Professor Linda Richards AO: Bachelor of Science (1992), Deputy Director (Research) at UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute, was named an Officer of the Order of Australia, for her distinguished service to medical research and education in the field of developmental neurobiology, and to science and community engagement in science.
Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
Mrs Ingrid Ozols AM: Master of Mental Health Science (2013), Bachelor of Science (1992), Managing Director of Mental Health at Work was recognised for her significant service to mental health and suicide prevention in the workplace.
Professor Stuart Hooper AM: PhD (1986), Bachelor of Science (Hons) 1982, the Centre Head of the Ritchie Centre (Hudson Research Institute) was recognised for his significant service to medical research in the field of foetal lung and cardiorespiratory development.
Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)
Dr Janice Davies OAM: PhD (1979) Master of Business Administration (2002), was recognised for her service to community health. She is a community member of the Podiatry Board of Australia. She is also a member of the Victorian Registration and Notification Committee of the Dental Board of Australia.
Ms Amanda Martin OAM: Bachelor of Science (1988), Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network was recognised for her service to conservation and the environment.
Public Service Medal (PSM)
Mr Peter Menkhorst PSM: Bachelor of Science (1974), a renowned ecologist was recognised for outstanding public service to science and biodiversity conservation in Victoria.
Ms Michelle Lauder PSM: Bachelor of Science (1992) is the Assistant Secretary at the Department of Agriculture. She was recognised for her outstanding public service to natural resource management and forest policy development and implementation.