Where there’s a krill there’s a way

Hawke Science Research Award  presentation
Hawke Science Research Award presentation

RJ Hawke Science Fellowship
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The inaugural R J L Hawke Post Doctoral Fellowship in Antarctic Environmental Science has been awarded to geneticist, Dr Bruce Deagle. The 3 year $300,000 fellowship will facilitate Dr Deagle and his teams work in using modern genetic technologies to sequence the krill genome, as well as
examining gene expression and how this relates to temperature and ocean acidification. Read
more: http://www.antarctica.gov.au/media/news/2011/$300,000-fellowship-to-sequence-antarctic-krill-genome

The award ceremony was held in Sydney yesterday (6th May 2011). A number of ANARE Club members attended at the invitation of the Australian Antarctic Division. In the photo from left to right are: Graeme Currie, Bill Burch, The Hon Tony Burke MP, Mr RJL Hawke former Prime Minister, Dr Bruce Deagle, Lindsay Stubbs, Phil Silvestro, Dr Lisa Roberts and Bill Storer.

ANARE on-line Report posted 7/5/2011.