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Academics behind the news

Congratulations to staff who were recently recognised at the Curtin University Media Awards. The awards celebrated the outstanding contributions of academic staff to media discussions and the University’s positive media coverage in the past 12 months.


Associate Professor Sam Winter with his two awards.
Associate Professor Sam Winter with his two awards.

Most Prolific New Media Commentator

Associate Professor Sam Winter, School of Public Health.

In recognition of being an outstanding new Curtin media spokesperson, whose commentary has resulted in significant coverage for the faculty. Congratulations Associate Professor Winter.

Most Prolific Media Commentator

Ms Julia Stafford, Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences.

In recognition of being an outstanding Curtin media spokesperson, whose commentary has resulted in significant coverage for the faculty. Congratulations Ms Stafford.

Most Outstanding Curtin Research News Story

Associate Professor Sam Winter, School of Public Health.

In recognition of achieving the highest coverage for a research-based news story for the faculty. Congratulations Associate Professor Winter.

Special Commendation Award for Outstanding Media Commentary

Professor Mike Daube, Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences.

In recognition of your ongoing outstanding contribution to raising the profile of Curtin University through the media. Congratulations Professor Daube.

Julia Stafford won Most Prolific Media Commentator.
Julia Stafford won Most Prolific Media Commentator.

Curtin Public Relations Awards

Associate Professor Kevin Netto, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science.

For the best collaboration with the Media Relations Team. Congratulations Associate Professor Netto.

Highest Readership of an Article on ‘The Conversation’

Dr Andrew Lavender, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science.

In recognition of achieving the highest readership of an article from Curtin published on The Conversation. Congratulations Dr  Lavender.

Highest Contribution to Scimex

Dr Christina Pollard, School of Public Health.

In recognition of your participation and contribution to Scimex. Congratulations Dr Pollard.