Dr Ian Allison, long-time member and previous chair of the Tinker-Muse Prize selection committee, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

Ian AllisonThe Australian Academy of Science is a Fellowship of Australia’s most distinguished scientists, elected by their peers for outstanding research that has pushed back the frontiers of knowledge. Only 20 Fellows are elected to the Academy each year.

During his long career with the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), Ian has worked across a range of disciplines including glaciology, meteorology, oceanography, and ice-shelf–ocean interaction. A major focus of his research has been the role of Antarctica in the global climate system and its response to climate change.

For more information, see the news item on the AAD website.

Read Dr Ian Allison's citation here.