Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW (R)

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.

  • Peter Radoll, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Leo Radom, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Jacqui Ramagge, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
  • Ronald Rapee, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Judy Raper, Fellow (2014) : Overseas
  • Warden Rayward, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Roger Read, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • Tristan Reekie, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Janice Reid, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
  • Jeffrey Reimers, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • Evelleen Richards, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
  • Simon Ringer, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Alan Roberts, Fellow (2017) : Hunter
  • John Roberts, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
  • James Robertson, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
  • Belinda Robinson, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
  • Andrew Robson, Fellow (2017) : Hunter
  • Lesley Rogers, Fellow (2021) : Hunter
  • Sven Rogge, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
  • Claude Roux, Fellow (2007) : Sydney
  • James Rowe, Fellow (2015) : Southern Highlands
  • Anatoly Rozenfeld, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
  • Michael Ryan, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
  • Peter Radoll, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BIT MIT (UC) PhD (ANU)
    Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous), University of Canberra

    Peter Radoll is a surprised Pro Vice-Chancellor, a position that grew from his career as a mechanic. He has a relentless passion to champion Indigenous social justice, indigenous academic engagement and appreciation of Indigenous cultural values.

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    Leo Radom, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) MSc PhD DSc (Syd) FAA FRSC FRACI
    Emeritus Professor, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney

    Professor Leo Radom is an international leader in the field of computational quantum chemistry and has made seminal contributions to this field.

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    Jacqui Ramagge, Fellow (2019) : Sydney
    FRSN BA MSc PhD (Warwick) FAustMS MAICD
    Professor and Exective Dean, Faculty of Science, Durham University

    Jacqueline Ramagge has made a significant and sustained contribution to the mathematical sciences and the broader community through world-class research, widespread service, and engagement.

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    Ronald Rapee, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    AM FRSN BSc MSc PhD (UNSW)
    Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University

    Ron Rapee specialises in mental health, especially in anxiety and related disorders across the lifespan. He is best known for his theoretical models of the development of anxiety disorders as well as for his creation of empirically validated intervention programs.

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    Judy Raper, Fellow (2014) : Overseas
    AM FRSN BE PhD (UNSW) FTSE
    Dean and Chief Executive Officer, TEDI-London

    Judy Raper is a distinguished chemical engineer and senior university administrator, recognised for her expertise in air and water pollution control, and for her extensive career in research management as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation, UoW) and Division Director at the US National Science Foundation.

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    Warden Rayward, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    FRSN BA DipLIB MS PhD
    Emeritus Professor, Australian School of Business, UNSW (Sydney)

    Boyd Rayward is a historian of global information science, recognised for his theories and proposed institutional infrastructures, supporting the global organisation and knowledge dissemination, that have won international attention.

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    Roger Read, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    FRSN JP BSc (USyd) PhD (USyd) DIC (London)
    Honorary Associate Professor, School of Chemistry, UNSW (Sydney)

    Roger Read is an organic chemistry academic who is Internationally recognised for synthesis and utilisation of natural products, advances in heterocyclic chemistry, fundamental studies of highly fluorinated organic compounds, and his longstanding contributions in support of the profession of chemistry.

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    Tristan Reekie, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD (ANU)
    Lecturer, Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University

    Tristan Reekie has an exceptional educational and research track-record in chemistry. He excels in community outreach, STEM events and the Australian Chemistry Olympiad, the national program for elite science students.

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    Janice Reid, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
    AC FRSN BSc (Adelaide) MA PhD (Stanford) FASSA
    Emeritus Professor and former Vice-Chancellor, Western Sydney University

    Janice Reid is a recognised leader in the field of medical anthropology research and a distinguished former leader in the Australian higher education sector.

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    Jeffrey Reimers, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) PhD (ANU) FAA FRACI
    Professor of Chemistry, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney

    Jeffrey Reimers is a pioneer in applying quantum descriptions of coupled nuclear and electronic motion to photosynthesis molecular electronics.

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    Evelleen Richards, Fellow (2018) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Qld) PhD (UNSW)
    Honorary Professor, School of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney

    Evelleen Richards is a leading Australian scholar of international standing in the history of evolutionary biology and the sociology of medical knowledge.

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    Simon Ringer, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN BAppSc (UniSA) PHD (UNSW) FTSE FIEAust
    Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director, Core Research Facilities, University of Sydney

    Simon Ringer is an outstanding materials engineer specialising in microstructure-process-property relationships in advanced materials, and a key leader in shaping Australia's research infrastructure landscape.

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    Alan Roberts, Fellow (2017) : Hunter
    AM FRSN ASTC(Hons) BE(Hons) (UNSW) PhD (UoW) HonDUniv (Newcastle) HonDSc (Wollongong) FTSE
    Emeritus Professor and Founding Director, Centre for Bulk Solids and Particular Technologies, University of Newcastle

    Alan Roberts is internationally recognised for his leadership and professional contributions in mechanical engineering through education, research, technological developments, and industrial consulting in the fields of bulk materials handling and processing.

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    John Roberts, Fellow (2017) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (Hons) MComm (Melb.) MSc PhD (MIT) FASSA
    Scientia Professor of Marketing, UNSW Business School, UNSW (Sydney)

    John Roberts is recognised as a leader in marketing research, and was the winner of the ANZ Marketing Academy's Inaugural Distinguished Research Award.

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    James Robertson, Fellow (2016) : Sydney
    AM PSM FRSN PhD BSc ( Hons )
    Professorial Fellow, Faculty of ESTeM/Forensic, University of Canberra

    Professor Robertson is recognised for his significant leadership role in the forensic sciences , nationally and internationally, as an executive manager , writer and researcher .He has chaired all of the major forensic advisory bodies and was most recently the President of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences.

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    Belinda Robinson, Fellow (2020) : Sydney
    FRSN BA (UNE) MEnvLaw (ANU) FAICD
    Vice President, University Relations and Strategy, University of Canberra

    Belinda Robinson is a highly experienced senior executive, recently serving peak tertiary education organisations. She brings an extensive background of management and policy development in the public and private sectors.

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    Andrew Robson, Fellow (2017) : Hunter
    FRSN AssocDipEnvSc (CIT) BSc (CSU) PhD (Qld)
    Professor (Agricultural Remote Sensing), School of Science and Technology, University of New England

    Andrew Robson has over 20 years' experience in agricultural remote sensing research, has twice recieved the Australian sugar industries 'Presidents medal,' and in 2016 the Royal Society of NSW 'Poggendorff Lecture.

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    Lesley Rogers, Fellow (2021) : Hunter
    FRSN DPhil DSc(Sussex) FAA
    Emeritus Professor of Neurophysiology and Animal Behaviour, School of Science and Technology, University of New England

    Lesley Rogers has made a major contribution to the study of animal brain development. She is a discoverer of brain lateralization in animals and has continued and evolved this research over many years.

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    Sven Rogge, Fellow (2014) : Sydney
    FRSN PhD (Standford) FAPS FAIP
    Professor of Physics and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), UNSW (Sydney)

    Sven Rogge is an internationally recognised experimental condensed matter physicist who has made significant research contributions in the underpinning technology of silicon-based quantum computation.

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    Claude Roux, Fellow (2007) : Sydney
    FRSN BSc (Hons) GradCertAnalChem PhD (Lausanne)
    Distinguished Professor of Forensic Science and Director, Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney

    Clause Roux has led the global development of forensic science over the past 20 years (10 years in NSW). His work in forensic science research, education, training, and ethics has had a significant impact worldwide.

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    James Rowe, Fellow (2015) : Southern Highlands
    FRSN BPharm MSc PhD
    Director, CoPharm Pty.Ltd.

    James Rowe has over 40 years experience in research and development at senior levels in the pharmaceutical industry.

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    Anatoly Rozenfeld, Fellow (2015) : Sydney
    FRSN MSc (St Petersburg) PhD (Klevs)
    Distinguished Professor and Director, Centre for Medical Radiation Physics, University of Wollongong

    Anatoly Rozenfeld (Rosenfeld) is an internationally-recognised expert in semiconductor radiation detection technology and its application for medical radiation dosimetry in radiation oncology, space and avionics.

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    Michael Ryan, Fellow (2021) : Sydney
    FRSN BE MEngSc PhD FIEAust SMIEEE FINCOSE FIML
    Director, Capability Systems Centre, UNSW (Canberra)

    Mike Ryan is recognised for his significant contributions to the development of systems engineering practice and its propagation through education and application.

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