Sunday, 3 August 2014

Congratulations to Monash University's Professor Steven Chown who has been awarded the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research’s (SCAR) 2014 Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research. 

 Over the past 20 years Professor Chown's work has provided considerable insight into the effects of climate change and biological invasions on Antarctic species and ecosystems. 
Professor Chown's research has is helping to ensure better conservation of the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic, through changes to regulation of the region. In addition, his contributions in this area, were recognised in 2009 when he was awarded the inaugural Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica.