Oliver Jones Receives 2022 Barry Inglis Medal

Column, September 2022, Volume 18, Issue 9
Pages: 10

Oliver Jones has been awarded the 2022 Barry Inglis Medal for his extended and careful development of analytical measurement techniques at the recent National Measurement Institute’s (NMI) 2022 Metrology Awards.

Oliver Jones, Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), has been awarded the 2022 Barry Inglis Medal for his extended and careful development of analytical measurement techniques at the recent National Measurement Institute’s (NMI) 2022 Metrology Awards.

The prestigious Barry Inglis Medal recognizes outstanding measurement-related achievements in Australia or by Australians. Bruce Warrington, NMI’s CEO and Chief Metrologist, and Cathy Foley, Australia’s Chief Scientist, announced the winners at a special event for National Science Week.

Jones’s research has applied several measurement innovations across a range of fields, including environmental monitoring for chemicals of concern, and metabolomics.

“Professor Jones’s work is an excellent example of the illustrious achievements the Barry Inglis Medal is intended to recognize. His leadership, collaborations, contribution to professional bodies, and commitment to science communication are notable,” said Warrington.

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