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David Malin AM

Congratulations to David Malin, AM.

In today's Australia Day Honours List, Dr David Malin, received an AM “for significant service to science as an astronomer and astrophotographer”.

See: Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia (M-Z)

Congratulations to David Malin, AM, on his well deserved award!


Dr David Frederick MALIN, Ingleside NSW 2101
For significant service to science as an astronomer and astrophotographer.
Founder and Director, David Malin Images, since 2001.
Principal Research/Photographic Scientist, Australian Astronomical Observatory, 1975-2001.

Adjunct Professor of Scientific Photography, RMIT University, since 2003.
Astronomer and Photographer:
Discovered galaxy 'Malin 1', 1986.
Author of 10 books and many articles, including:
'Ancient Light: A Portrait of the Universe', Phaidon Press, 2010.
'The Invisible Universe, Bulfinch Press', 1999.
'A View of the Universe', Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Inspired the David Malin Awards for astronomical photography, 2004.
Awards and recognition includes:
Recipient, Hubble Award at the Advanced Imaging Conference, 2006.
Recipient, Honorary Doctorate of Applied Science, RMIT University, 2003.
Recipient, Lennart Nilsson Award for outstanding imaging in science, 2000.
Elected Fellow, International Academy of Astronautics, 1998.
Recipient, University of NSW Press/Eureka Science Book Prize for 'A View of the Universe',
1994.
Recipient, Commonwealth Medal of the Australian Photographic Society, 1993.
Recipient, Progress Medal, Photographic Society of America, 1993.
Recipient, Rodman Medal, Royal Photographic Society, 1990.
Recipient, Jackson-Gwilt Medal, Royal Astronomical Society, 1986.
Recipient, Henri Chretien Award, American Astronomical Society, 1985.
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