Associate Professor Carissa Klein from UQ was announced as the Queensland Young Tall Poppy of the Year in October 2023. Twelve other outstanding scientists were awarded a Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
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Dr Gary Chan from UQ was announced as the Queensland Young Tall Poppy of the Year in August 2022. Eleven other outstanding scientists were awarded a Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award.
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