Awards pay tribute to leading scientists|
By Penny Fannin, Science Reporter, The Age Newspaper
Friday 19 May 2000
"Thirteen of Australia's top scientists were last night recognised for their contributions to science in Australia and internationally.
Elite science researchers honoured
"Australia's top researchers have been honoured as part of a national program to raise public awareness of science. The Tall Poppies Campaign launched by the Australian Institute of Political Science recognises 13 scientists who have contributed to Australia. Among them are the aviation pioneer, Lawrence Hargrave, Antarctic explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson and Graeme Clark, who led a team which developed the bionic ear".