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Centre for Free Radical Research Awards and Distinctions

The Principal Investigators of the Centre for Free Radical Research have received many (inter)national awards and distinctions in recognition of their excellence and contributions to scientific research.

Year Principal Investigator Award 
2016 Anitra Carr Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship
2015 Margreet Vissers New Zealand Society for Oncology Translational Research Award
Anitra Carr University of Otago Early Career Award for Distinction in Research
Christine Winterbourn University of Auckland Distinguished Alumni Award
2014 Tony Kettle Society for Free Radical Research Australasia Distinguished Service Award
2012 Christine Winterbourn Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM)
Tony Kettle Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand
Margreet Vissers Life Technologies New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Award
Mark Hampton University of Otago Gold Medal for Research
2011 Christine Winterbourn Royal Society of New Zealand Rutherford Medal
2010  Margreet Vissers University of Otago Gold Medal for Research
Mark Hampton University of Otago, Christchurch Outstanding Teaching Award
2009 Tony Kettle University of Otago Research Excellence Award
Mark Hampton Royal Society of New Zealand Charles Fleming Fund Senior Scientist Award
2008 Christine Winterbourn Society of Free Radical Research (International) Trevor Slater Medal
Mark Hampton Invitrogen Award Emerging Excellence in Molecular Biology Research New Zealand
2007 Margreet Vissers Marie Curie Fellowship Award, European Cell Death Organisation
2005 Christine Winterbourn Christchurch School of Medicine Research Medal
Margreet Vissers Canterbury Medical Research Foundation Best Presentation
Mark Hampton University of Otago Early Career Award for Distinction in Research
MacDiarmid New Zealand Young Scientist of the Year (Health and Medicine)
2004 Christine Winterbourn University of Otago Distinguished Research Medal
2002 Christine Winterbourn Massey University 75th Anniversary Medal
2000 Tony Kettle Iron Bolt Award, Oxygen Radical Gordon Conference
1998 Tony Kettle New Zealand Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Award
1997 Christine Winterbourn Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM)
1996 Christine Winterbourn New Zealand Association of Scientists Marsden Medal
1995 Christine Winterbourn Canterbury Medical Research Foundation Athol Mann Award
1992 Tony Kettle NZSBMB Award for Excellence in Presentation of a Paper
1988 Christine Winterbourn Fellowship of the Royal Royal Society of New Zealand
1985 Christine Winterbourn New Zealand Biochemical Society Watson Victor Award