Tag: award

ASAVA names 2014’s Practitioner of the Year

The Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association has announced that the 2014 Practitioner of the Year is Mary Porter, a clinician in Sydney. The award did not surprise Porter’s colleagues, who applauded her diagnostic and psychological skills and said, “She enjoys complex cases, listens to her clients and likes to give […]

Decorated veterinarian made Companion of Charles Sturt University

Douglas Bryden, AM, was made Companion of the University of Charles Sturt University, in recognition of his role in the development of CSU’s veterinary degree. Bryden was one of the early consultants called upon to develop the degree program – before most people knew about it. As Bryden recalled, it […]

Veterinary radiologist receives highest academic honour

Veterinary specialist radiologist Graeme Allan will be awarded a Doctor in Veterinary Science (DVSc) this year in recognition of his prolific contribution to the field of veterinary diagnostic imaging. The DVSc is a rare honour, awarded to outstanding researchers whose body of work is deemed to have made a consistent […]

Vet nurse wins national award

Sunshine Coast veterinary nurse Alyce Murphy has become the first Australian to receive the Hill’s Vet Nurse of the Year Award. The inaugural award was presented to the 23-year-old in Sydney in conjunction with National Vet Nurse Day. Murphy, who was nominated by her employer at Lamington Terrace Vet Surgery […]

Geoffrey Lodge: from Boyup to Queen’s Birthday honours

Western Australian ornithologist Geoffrey Lodge has been recognised for his work studying birds as part of the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2011. Geoffrey Lodge was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia, for service to ornithology which caps a remarkable career involving over forty years volunteer work studying […]