An inspirational scientist and international leader in stem cell research, Griffith Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim has been awarded Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday 2021 Honours List.
Australian of the Year among group handed QBR honour
Science leaders have issued a call to action ahead of National Science Week – make science a priority and prepare for jobs of the future. Queensland Science Minister Leeanne Enoch and 2017 Australian of the Year, Griffith University Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim, have both sent strong messages to the community urging them to embrace STEM […]
The Queensland Government has invested $5 million in a Griffith University pre-clinical trial to prove that a “nerve bridge” across a damaged spinal cord may be the answer to otherwise permanent paralysis. In a science and health collaboration, the project, led by Dr James St John, will be conducted across two of the university’s leading […]
“Scientific research and a scientific understanding of our natural world are the key to Australia’s future prosperity, employment and environment.” That is the message from Griffith University Professor Emeritus and Australian of the Year Alan Mackay-Sim ahead of this weekend’s global March for Science event, an international movement celebrating the value and importance of science in […]
Griffith community celebrates Australia Day honours.
Alan Mackay-Sim is a world-renowned trailblazer in cell transplantation, paving the way for innovative research on repairing damaged spinal cords to return the gift of movement to paralysed people.