Thursday, 12 May 2005

Dr Kathy Rowe (Consultant Physician in the Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne), with Jan Pollard (Audiological Services Specialist, Sonic Innovations Pty Ltd) and Dr Ken Rowe (ACER's Research Director, Learning Processes), have been awarded the prestigious Rue Wright Memorial Award for Research Excellence in Paediatrics & Child Health by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. The trio received the award at the College dinner held in Wellington, New Zealand on 10 May where they presented the winning paper entitled: "Literacy, Behaviour and Auditory Processing: Does teacher professional development make a difference?"