Research Fund grantees

At the AGM of the Society on 9 December,  two awards were made under the Society’s Research Fund, and two additional awards from a bequest provided by the family of the late Prof Trevor Clifford, Life Member.

Ms Alexandria Mattinson, for “Identification of novel peptides in Cavendish banana during fusarium wilt infection”.

Dr Tobias Smith, for “Assessing the distribution and conservation status of Australia’s rarest stingless bee, Tetragonula davenporti.

The Trevor Clifford Bequest

Dr David Nielsen, for a project “Queensland’s Gardener: Walter Hill”.

Ms Cassandra Rowe, for the “Mua Island Garden Project: Reconstructing plant management practices in Western Torres Strait”.

Further details will be published on our Research Fund webpage in due course.