Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW (L)

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.

  • Raymond Laurence, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
  • Peter Lay, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • Roger Layton, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • Johannes le Coutre, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Jackie Leach Scully, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Jeanette Lechner-Scott, Fellow (2020) : Hunter
  • Adrian Lee, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Stephen Leeder, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Vanessa Lemm, Fellow (2016) : Interstate
  • David Levinson, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Geraint Lewis, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Samuel Lieu, Fellow (2015) : Overseas
  • Leonard Lindoy, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
  • Euan Lindsay, Fellow (2017) : Western NSW
  • Christopher Little, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Nathan Lo, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Nicholas Lomb, Fellow (1980) : Interstate
  • Simon Longstaff, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Stephen Loosley, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • John Loxton, Fellow (1974) : Sydney
  • Morgan Luck, Fellow (2021) : Western NSW
  • Raymond Laurence, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Wales) PhD (Newcastle)
    Professor of Ancient History, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, Macquarie University

    Raymond Laurence is a leading scientific archaeologist and renowned scholar in the study of the history and archaeology of Mediterranean cities.

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    Peter Lay, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) (Melb) PhD (ANU) FAA FRACI
    Professor, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney

    Peter Lay is internationally recognised as a leader in bioinorganic chemistry and biomedical applications of synchrotron science in the fields of diabetes, cancer, and diseases of the brain.

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    Roger Layton, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    AM FRSN
    Emeritus Professor of Marketing, Australian School of Business, UNSW (Sydney)

    Roger Layton is recognised as the father of modern marketing in our region. His interests ranged from studies of markets in developing countries to the evolutionary dynamics of marketing systems.

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    Johannes le Coutre, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN Dipl Biol (Regensburg) Dr rer nat (Ruhr University-Bochum)
    Professor of Food and Health, School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW (Sydney)

    Johannes le Coutre is a recognized innovator in the life sciences spanning both the corporate and the academic sectors, specialising in developing new foods and in nutrition science.

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    Jackie Leach Scully, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) (Oxon) MA (Sheffield) PhD (Cantab) FASSA FRSA
    Professor of Bioethics and Director, Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW (Sydney)

    Jackie Scully is internationally recognised as a leader in disability and feminist bioethics, whose work has made major contributions to theoretical bioethics, healthcare policy, and public engagement.

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    Jeanette Lechner-Scott, Fellow (2020) : Hunter
    FRSN MBBS PhD (Heidelberg) FRACP
    Conjoint Professor, University of Newecastle
    Consultant, Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital

    Jeanette Lechner-Scott has successfully combined community engagement, education, research, and clinical excellence focussed on integrating clinical care with basic research on the molecular interactions underlying multiple sclerosis.

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    Adrian Lee, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD Hon DSc
    Emeritus Professor, School of Microbiology and Immunology, UNSW (Sydney)

    Adrian Lee is recognised as a leading research in microbiology, with special interests n intestinal bacteria, and for his senior leadership in higher education.

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    Stephen Leeder, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    AO FRSN BSc (Hons) MB BS (Hons) PhD DMed DMedSc (Syd) FRACP FRACGP
    Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney

    Stephen Leeder is Australia's leading medical academic in public health and clinical epidemology.

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    Vanessa Lemm, Fellow (2016) : Interstate
    FRSN MA (KCL) PhD (NSSR) DEA (U Paris 1)
    Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University

    Vanessa Lemm is an internationally recognised scholar in the fields of Nietzsche studies and contemporary political philosophy. She has an international publication profile with publications in six languages.

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    David Levinson, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BEng (GeorgiaTech) MS (Maryland) PhD (Berkeley)
    Professor of Transport Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney

    David Levinson is a leading expert on the intersection of transport networks, land use, policy, and technology.

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    Geraint Lewis, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) (London) PhD (Cantab) FAIP FLSW
    Professor of Astrophysics, School of Physics and Sydney Informatics Hub, University of Sydney

    As an internationally renowned astrophysicist, Geraint Lewis is a leading Australian researcher with significant discoveries in observational, theoretical and computational astronomy, and a passion for science teaching and outreach.

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    Samuel Lieu, Fellow (2015) : Overseas
    AM FRSN MA (Cantab) DPhil (Oxon) FAHA FBA FHKAH(Hon.) FRHistS FSA
    Distinguished Professor (Emeritus), Macquarie University
    Bye Fellow, Robinson College, University of Cambridge

    Sam Lieu is an internationally-recognised expert in early Christianity and the relationships between the East and West in the ancient world.

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    Leonard Lindoy, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc PhD MSc DSc (UNSW) FAA FRACI FRSC
    Emeritus Professor, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney

    Leonard Lindoy is internationally recognised for his research on ion and molecule recognition within the field of supramolecular chemistry.

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    Euan Lindsay, Fellow (2017) : Western NSW
    FRSN BEng (Hons) PhD (Melb) FIEAust CPEng FHEA MIEEE
    School of Computing, mathematics, and Engineering, Charles Sturt University

    Euan Lindsay is one of the world's leading scholars of engineering education.

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    Christopher Little, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN
    Professor
    Director, Kolling Institute, University of Sydney

    Christopher Little is recognised as a world leader in defining the molecular mechanisms of cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis and developing methods for evaluating pre-clinical models for musculoskeletal disease research.

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    Nathan Lo, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN PhD

    Nathan Lo has made significant contributions to our understanding of insect evolution, particularly in the areas of phylogeny and eusociality through his studies on termites, and symbiosis in a variety of arthropods.

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    Nicholas Lomb, Fellow (1980) : Interstate
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD (Syd)
    Adjunct Professor, School of Sciences, University of Southern Queensland

    Over three decades Nick Lomb carried out public outreach in astronomy through exhibitions, publications (including the annual Australasian Sky Guide), social media, lectures and media appearances.

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    Simon Longstaff, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    AO FRSN BEd (Tas) MPhil PhD (Cantab)
    Honorary Professor, ANU
    Executive Director, The Ethics Centre

    Simon Longstaff has given distinguished service to the community through the promotion of ethical standards in governance and business, to improving corporate responsibility, and to philosophy.

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    Stephen Loosley, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    AM FRSN BA (Hons) (UNSW) LLB (Hons) (UTS) FAICD
    Writer, Commentator, Fellow, US Studies Centre,
    Senior Fellow,, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

    Stephen Loosely is a statesman who continues to contribute to the social cohesion of Australia and New South Wales though the rigour of academic peer review of strategic policy.

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    John Loxton, Fellow (1974) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) MSc (Melb) PhD (Cantab) FAICD
    Emeritus Professor, Macquarie University
    Chair, Academic Board, King's Own Institute

    John Loxton has made significant contributions to research in number theory and its applications, teaching in mathematics, and administration of higher education in universities and independent higher education institutions.

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    Morgan Luck, Fellow (2021) : Western NSW
    FRSN BA(Hons) BComm, MA PGCE Grad Dip PhD
    Associate Professor in Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University

    Morgan Luck teaches and researches the philosophy of religion, ethics of technology, metaphysics, applied ethics and epistemology. He is a world authority on the ethics of video games.

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