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Professor Stephen Simpson Named 2009 NSW Scientist of the Year


11 September 2009

Telopea speciosissima, Newnes Plateau Wollemi National Park. Photo:  Sylvain Dubey.
Telopea speciosissima, Newnes Plateau Wollemi National Park. Photo: Sylvain Dubey.


Professor Stephen Simpson
has been named 2009 NSW Scientist of the Year by the Office of Science and Medical Research for his cutting-edge work on nutrition and its implications for ecology, evolution, agriculture and human health. He was also winner of Plant and Animal Sciences Category for his research on causal factors of locust swarms.