NYSF alumni stars in Qld Peter Doherty Awards

In August this year, five out of the 10 recipients of the Queensland Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science Education were NYSF 2014 alumni.

The Awards are named after Professor Peter Doherty, a Brisbane-born Nobel Prize-winning scientist who was educated at Indooroopilly State High School and the University of Queensland.

Four of the five NYSF student recipients of the 2014 Peter Doherty Awards - Rosalie Petersen, Victoria Poon, Lachlan Oberg, Jordanna Mladenovic

Four of the five NYSF student recipients of the 2014 Peter Doherty Awards – Rosalie Petersen, Victoria Poon, Lachlan Oberg, Jordanna Mladenovic

The Awards commenced in 2004, and recognise students, teachers, support officers, schools, volunteers, mentors and organisations that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to science and science education in Queensland.