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Solving big research questions with statistics wins 2012 Victoria Prize
Date:11/21/2012

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Professor Speed said he was deeply honoured to receive the Victorian Government's highest award for science. "I am very grateful to the many wonderful researchers I have worked with, both in Australia and internationally," he said. "I would also like to thank my wife, Sally, for her support throughout my research career. "I am a product of the Victorian state education system and, having worked for many years in the United Kingdom and the United States, I am proud that for the past 15 years I have been able to pursue my research in Melbourne," Professor Speed said.

Professor Speed's achievements have been recognised by many awards, including the 2012 Thomson Reuters Citation Award, the inaugural National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Achievement Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research in 2007, an NHMRC Australia Fellowship in 2009, and the Australian Government Centenary Medal in 2001.


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