Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW (I)

On this page are listed brief biographies of the following Fellows.
The recorded year references the date on which the Fellow joined the Society,
while the suffixed entry displays the Branch with which the Fellow is associated.

  • Muireann Irish, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Helen Irving, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • Rebecca Ivers, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Duncan Ivison, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Muireann Irish, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) GradDipStats PhD (TCD)
    Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology and Brain and Mind Centre, The University of Sydney

    Muireann Irish's research explores the cognitive and neural bases of memory disruption in dementia. Her work has refined our understanding of the human memory system and proven pivotal for the differential diagnosis of dementia syndromes.

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    Helen Irving, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) (Melb) LLB(Hons) (Syd.) MPhil (Cantab) PhD (Syd.) FASSA FAAL
    Professor Emerita of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney

    Helen Irving has published original, influential work over more than twenty years on Australian federation, and Australian and comparative constitutional history, law and theory. Her work has been nationally and internationally recognised.

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    Rebecca Ivers, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN B Optom (UNSW) MPH PhD (Syd.)
    Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW (Sydney)

    Rebecca Ivers is an internationally renowned public health researcher specialising in injury prevention and trauma care, with a focus on equity and access.

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    Duncan Ivison, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) (McGill) MSc PhD (LSE)
    Professor and Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Sydney

    Duncan Ivison is an accomplished political philosopher and a senior academic leader. He has written extensively on human rights and liberalism.

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