Former ANFF-VIC Council Chair, Dr Cathy Foley named Australia’s new Chief Scientist

The ANFF Victorian node wishes to congratulate Dr Cathy Foley, former Chair of the ANFF-VIC Council, for being named as Australia’s new Chief Scientist.

“… Dr Foley’s research is in the field of solid-state physics and its applications, combining quantum physics, material science and research translation. Her remarkable career achievements have allowed Dr Foley to advance all areas of STEM nationally and internationally. Dr Foley’s appointment as Chief Scientist follows her election as a Fellow of the Academy earlier this year, for her outstanding contributions to science.”

“Having been lucky enough to see Cathy’s work ethic and drive to support science first hand, I can see that she will make a fantastic Chief Scientist that will champion the Australian research. I share my deepest congratulations to Cathy on this thoroughly deserved appointment.” said ANFF-VIC Director, Prof Nico Voelcker.

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Formal announcement from the Australian Academy of Science, here.