[ASA] News update

Kate Brooks Kate.Brooks at csiro.au
Thu Jan 24 17:45:19 AEDT 2013

Dear members,

I am pleased to pass on two good news stories from this day 24 January 2013: 

Distinguished astrophysicist Professor Warrick Couch has been appointed as Director of the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO). 

Australian astronomer Professor Ken Freeman has been awarded the American Astronomical Society's top prize - the Henry Norris Russell Lectureship

Please join me in congratulating Warrick and Ken for their achievements. I wish Warrick all the very best in his new role as AAO Director.  

Kate Brooks
ASA, President 

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