Australia Day Honours for UQ community

30 January 2023
Associate Professor Rhonda Faragher was recognised for her work in the field of Down syndrome.

An expert in the field of molecular biology, and an educator specialising in Down syndrome research are among The University of Queensland staff and alumni recognised in the 2023 Australia Day Honours.

Associate Professor Rhonda Faragher was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her distinguished service to people with Down syndrome through research programs and education initiatives.

Dr Faragher has been the Director of the Down Syndrome Research Program within the School of Education since 2016.

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