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2022 Field Rickards Annual Awards for Leadership and Impact

We were delighted to welcome Professor Field Rickards to our final staff meeting of 2022 to present the annual Field Rickards awards.

Professor Rickards started his career as a PhD student with Professor Graeme Clark in the Bionic Ear program.

He made a substantial contribution to hearing research during his career and was part of the team that created Australia’s cochlear implant.

Professor Rickards held a number of prestigious roles at the University of Melbourne and was a member of the Bionics Institute Board of Directors from 1988 through to 2020.

In recognition of his long service, the Bionics Institute honours Professor Rickards’ legacy through the annual Field Rickards Annual Awards for Leadership and Impact.

These were awarded to:

Best Researcher 2022

Dr Tommy Peng 

Best Student 2022

Mr Stephen Lee 

Best Research Team 2022

Tinnitus team 

Biggest Impact 2022

Dr Sally Herring 

Ms Lisa Dyball 

Dr Tommy Peng (L) receives the award of Best Researcher from Professor Field Rickards (R)

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