More about the Backwell Lab

Lab awards and achievements

  • 2011 Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowship (Sandra Binning)
  • 2009 Carrick Award (ATLC) (Pat Backwell)
  • 2009 ANU Media Award (Pat Backwell)
  • 2007 ANU VC Teaching Excellence Award (Pat Backwell)
  • 1991 CJ van der Horst Prize (Pat Backwell)
  • Our crab work has been extensively covered in the International Press (CNN, NY Times, BBC, ABC and so on).
  • A study was featured in the Research Focus section of Nature.

See the Lab awards page for more detail.

Past Lab members

PhD

  • 2009-2012 Sophia Callander
  • 2008-2011 Isobel Booksmythe
  • 2008-2011 Richard Milner
  • 2004-2007 Leeanne Reaney (IPRS recipient)
  • 2003-2006 Tanya Detto. 

Honours

  • 2010 Catherine Hayes
  • 2009 Rachel Slatyer
  • 2008 Jessica Bolton
  • 2007 Richard Milner
  • 2007 Elesha Curren
  • 2007 Isobel Booksmythe
  • 2006 Sarah Fayed
  • 2005 Katrina Reading
  • 2004 Desley DerbyD
  • 2004 Alex McWilliams
  • 2003 Nathan Jardine.

Special Topics Students

*These students did two Special Topics courses each.

  • 2012 Laura Johnson*
  • 2012 Gosia Pilat* 
  • 2012 Daniel Power*
  • 2011 Laura Johnson
  • 2011 Roellen Little
  • 2011 Gosia Pilat
  • 2011 Dennis Nguyen
  • 2011 Daniel Power
  • 2011 Matthew Ball
  • 2011 Lachlan Smith
  • 2010 Robyn Shaw
  • 2010 Clara Simpson
  • 2010 Ren Chong Ong
  • 2010 Stephanie Pulsford
  • 2009 Vanessa Pirotta
  • 2008 Catherine Hayes
  • 2007 Rachel Slatyer
  • 2007 Evelyn Fok
  • 2007 Rachel Hocking
  • 2006 Susan Anderson
  • 2006 Nici Sweaney
  • 2005 Natalie Bool
  • 2004 Melissa Starling
  • 2004 Alex McWilliams
  • 2004 Grant Robinson
  • 2003 Menina Tehei*
  • 2003 Menina Tehei
  • 2002 Kirsti Welling.
 

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