Congratulations to Associate Professor Melody Ding on winning the 2019 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.
Working at the intersection of physical activity, epidemiology and chronic disease prevention, Associate Professor Melody Ding (University of Sydney) has devoted her career to generating policy-relevant research outcomes. In addition to skilfully leading multidisciplinary projects and teams, she has mentored early career researchers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Her impressive leadership and contribution to this important field of science continues to improve lives in Australia.
The 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science is awarded each year to a scientist who has used leadership skills to create impact inside institutions, amongst peers, within her/his discipline or in the wider community. 3M Australia recognises and encourages the science leaders of the next generation who are charged with tackling some of our greatest population challenges while maintaining Australia's competitive advantage.
Read more about the Australian Museum's Eureka Award winners here