ECU Joondalup hosts WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards


YOUNG science researchers were recognised for their achievements recently.

Edith Cowan University’s Joondalup campus hosted the annual WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for the first time, which celebrate outstanding young WA researchers from a wide range of scientific areas.

This year’s winner was Danail Obreschkow, a research associate professor for astrophysics at UWA’s International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research.

ECU Joondalup exercise and health science associate professor Chris Abbiss was a finalist in the awards, along with Gianina Ravenscroft from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Murdoch University’s Garth Maker, Ivy Wong from ICRAR and UWA’s Olivier Van Aken and Ruth Thornton.