It's an honour

Faculty of Built Environment academics have led a roll call of prominent UNSW staff and alumni recognised with Australia Day honours.

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Faculty of Built Environment academics have led a roll call of prominent UNSW staff and alumni recognised with Australia Day honours.

The University congratulates all current and former staff, alumni, advisors and supporters who have been honoured this year.

Appointed an Officer in the general division (AO) are:

Professor Tony Blackshield, a founding member of UNSW's Faculty of Law - For distinguished service to the law as an academic, to legal education and scholarship, as a contributor to leading professional publications, and as an author and commentator.

Professor Richard Johnson, Faculty of Built Environment - For distinguished service to architecture, particularly the design of iconic Australian public buildings, to the visual arts and the museum and galleries sector, and to professional associations.

Emeritus Professor Murray Kemp, Australian School of Business - For distinguished service to education as an economic theorist and academic, to international trade, through contributions to leading professional publications, and as a mentor.

Scientia Professor Deo Prasad, CEO of the CRC for Low Carbon Living, Faculty of Built Environment - For distinguished service to architecture, particularly in the field of sustainable urban design, as an academic and researcher, and to the solar renewable energy sector.

Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) are:

Former Adjunct Professor Louise Cox, Faculty of Built Environment - For distinguished service to architecture as a practitioner, through executive roles with international professional organisations, and to architectural education and heritage conservation.

Trevor Danos, Chair of the Science Advisory Council, Faculty of Science - For significant service to the community through contributions to a range of scientific, education, government, legal and charitable associations.

Professor Glenn Marshall, Head of Translational Research and Molecular Carcinogenesis, Childrens Cancer Institute of Australia - For significant service to medicine in the field of paediatric oncology.

Emeritus Professor Graham Morrison, Faculty of Engineering - For significant service to science in the field of applied physics, particularly renewable energy and solar thermal technologies.

Dr Philip Truskett, UNSW Medicine - For significant service to medicine, particularly the development and practice of surgery.

Allan Stephen, chairman of UNSW's Centre for Eye Health has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his service to the blind and people with low vision.

See the full list of  alumni recognised with Australia Day honours on the UNSW Alumni website

The full honours list is available on the Govenor General's website

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