Professor Philip Batterham

Professor Philip Batterham

Bid wins:
Evolution: The Experience
8-13 February 2009

63rd Annual Department of Public Information Non-Governmental Organisations (DPI-NGO) Conference 
30 August - 1 September 2010

Global Ideas Forum
23-25 October 2015

International Congress of Genetics
17-21 July 2023

Professor Phil Batterham has served the University of Melbourne as Associate Dean (Science) – Communications and Development and Provost’s Fellow – Student Experience. Phil has been recognised at the national level for his research, teaching and science communication. The Genetics Society of AustralAsia awarded him the MJD White Medal for research excellence in Genetics. Phil was also awarded the Carrick Citation for his ‘exceptional record in the supervision, support and career mentoring of research higher degree students’ and he has been a five time finalist in the Eureka Prize for Public Communication of Science. Phil has organised several major international conferences including the International Congress of Genetics (2003) and a UN Conference on Global Health (2010). He is the current President of the International Genetics Federation.

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