Just imagine mentoring over 50 candidates to successful PhDs.
That’s just one of the achievements of Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher AO who has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - established in 1990 to reward outstanding achievements in Australian science and science communication.
Professor Sanson-Fisher has been selected as a finalist in the category of ‘Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers’.
Nominated by his team, Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher has demonstrated an indisputable energy, passion and professional skill to the training and mentoring of public health researchers.
He has supervised more than 50 PhD students to completion and award, many of whom have gone on to professorial and research leadership positions.
He continues to make a substantial and valued contribution to the training and mentoring of the next generation of public health scientist practitioners.
Congratulations to all of this year’s finalists! The Eureka Prizes Award Dinner will be held on 26 August 2015.