In December, we welcomed 56 new Fellows to the Australian Academy of Science, and their presentations are all now available to watch online: science.org.au/shinedome21 #ShineDome21
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Over the next week, we'll be sharing each presentation, and we encourage you to watch them! Each one is a unique opportunity to hear about the work of leading scientists from a wide range of disciplines. invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb… #FellowsAA
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Prof Kevin Galvin FAA FTSE (elected 2020) finds better ways to separate fine mineral particles. "This means Australia recovers more of its valuable resources ... greatly reducing the environmental impact." @Uni_Newcastle #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Measurement techniques pioneered by Prof John Sader FAA (elected 2021) at @unimelb have revolutionised the characterisation of materials using the Atomic Force Microscope. The Sader Method is an international standard for AFM force calibration. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof @Kate_Jolliffe FAA (elected 2020) and her team have discovered a molecule that can light up dying cells, like a molecular light bulb being switched on. She works on chemistry "beyond the molecule" at @Sydney_Uni @Sydney_Science. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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"[Discovery] often begins with a strange result, an observation which can't be explained." The first genuine biomaterial developed by Prof Alan Rowan FAA (elected 2020) in 2011 mimics the mechanical properties of biological materials. #FellowsAA @AIBNatUQ invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…

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Prof Alison Rodger from @Macquarie_Uni (elected 2021) is recognised for her techniques that use polarised light to reveal the structures of complex biological molecules, now used by major companies for biopharmaceutical research. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Dr Wenju Cai FAA (elected 2020) from @CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere studies climate variability and change. His work has determined El Niño events will likely be more extreme and frequent due to global warming. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof @DorritJacob FAA's (elected 2021) research spans two disciplines, aimed at understanding how carbon moves between the surface & the deep Earth. She has pioneered Australian research at @ANUmedia in the emerging field of biomineralisation. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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The droplets exhaled by humans vary significantly in size, which impacts their ability to transmit disease (like COVID-19). We know this thanks to Prof Lidia Morawska FAA (elected 2020), who studies air quality and pollution. #FellowsAA @QUTmedia invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Professor David McClelland FAA (elected 2019) led the @ANUmedia team that played a crucial role in @LIGO, and his pioneering quantum science experiments were also essential for improving gravitational wave detection sensitivity. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof Susan Coppersmith FAA (elected 2021) from @UNSW has advanced research into condensed matter studies, with applications as diverse as population biology and biomineralisation. She has also helped develop 'qubits' used in quantum computing. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof Tim Bedding FAA (elected 2020) from @Sydney_Uni improves our understanding of stars by studying their natural oscillations. His team puzzled out the pulsations of a previously elusive class, the delta Scuti stars. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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The mathematical research of Prof Gary Froyland FAA (elected 2020), has many applications, including scheduling aircraft and flight crews under uncertain disruption. #FellowsAA @UNSWScience invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Professor Aurore Delaigle FAA (elected 2020) is internationally known for her innovative contributions to mathematical statistics, especially in the field of measurement error. @unimelb @uommedia #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof Yihong Du FAA (elected 2021) from @UniNewEngland is a pioneer in the theory of nonlinear elliptic and parabolic partial differential equations, applied in chemistry and population dynamics. @unetweets invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof @RobJHyndman FAA FASSA (elected 2021) is renowned for his research at @MonashUni in time series forecasting. Textbooks and software based on his theories have improved organisations' ability to make accurate predictions. @AcadSocSci invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof Andrew Pitman AO FAA (elected 2021) from @UNSW is an international authority on the role of land surface processes in the climate system. He has transformed our understanding of land cover as a major and dynamic component of the climate system. invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof Justin Marshall FAA (elected 2020) at @EcoVisUQ examines how marine animals talk to each other in the language of light. #FellowsAA @QldBrainInst @UQ_News invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Prof Hala Zreiqat AM FAA FAHMS FTSE (elected 2021) has made major contributions to biomaterials, regenerative medicine, and translational orthopaedic research, including new bioceramics for regenerating bones. @aahms_health @ATSE_au invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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A statistician and bioinformatician, @WEHI_research's Prof Gordon Smyth FAA (elected 2021) has made influential contributions to the analysis of genomic data, as well as important discoveries of relevance to breast cancer, malaria and other diseases. invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=nCcYvUJb…
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Welcome to Day 2 of the #ShineDome21 presentations introducing our new Fellows: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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High manganese content in water causes coral tissue to peel away from the skeleton, killing it. To protect coral, Dr Jenny Stauber FAA FTSE (elected 2020) is working to determine water quality guidelines for manganese at @CSIRO Land & Water. @ATSE_au invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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Prof Robin Gasser FAA (elected 2021) is an eminent veterinary scientist, specialising in parasites. His research at @UniMelb has led to new methods for the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitic diseases of animals and humans. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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Prof Barbara Nowak FAA (elected 2021) is a leader in the field of aquatic animal health. Her research at @UTAS_ on the effects of pollutants and environmental factors on fish diseases has advanced our understanding of sustainable aquaculture. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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"Ultimately, all of us are curious about how we ourselves are put together." Developmental biologist Prof Peter Currie FAA (elected 2020) (@petecurr) from @MonashUni studies the mechanisms that build an organism from a single cell. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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Prof Glenda Halliday FAA FAHMS (elected 2021) of @Sydney_Uni is renowned for her neurodegeneration research. Her improved criteria for neurological diseases and their stages is leading to potential new protocols and therapies. #FellowsAA @aahms_health invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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Day 2 cont... Associate Professor Lee Berger FAA (elected 2020) protects biodiversity by working to stop frog extinctions. Her PhD work helped explain the mysterious disappearance of frogs in Queensland. #FellowsAA @Unimelb @uommedia invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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Prof Steven Chown FAA (elected 2021) (@StevenChown1) from @MonashUni is an expert on the biodiversity of Antarctic systems. He has advanced understanding the nature, complexity and diversity of Antarctic life, and the threats posed to it. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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Prof Catherine Lovelock FAA (elected 2021) (@CathLoveLock) is a global expert on how coastal ecosystems impact and are impacted by climate change. At @UQ_news, she contributes to national policy to enhance the resilience of coastal communities. #FellowsAA invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=4xeVU3fl…
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