Associate Professor Elizabeth (Liz) New undertook her undergraduate and Masters studies at the University of Sydney with Professor Trevor Hambley before completing her PhD studies in 2010 at the University of Durham (UK) with Professor David Parker. Liz was then a Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley with Professor Chris Chang.
In 2012, she returned to the University of Sydney, holding an ARC DECRA from 2012-2014, and a Westpac Research Fellowship from 2016. Her research awards include the Premier’s Prize for NSW Early Career Researcher of the Year (2016) and the ChemComm Emerging Investigator Lectureship (2017).
Liz was the 2014-2015 RACI NSW Nyholm Lecturer and the 2017 RACI Tasmania Youth Lecturer, and currently serves on the executive of the Australian Academy of Science’s Early-Mid Career Researcher Forum. She is also passionate about teaching, receiving awards including an Australian Office of Learning and Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence (2015).