The Ken Maddern award is given to the best peer reviewed paper published in Appita Journal in the year. It is in memory of the late Dr Ken Maddern, Peer review Editor of Appita Journal from 2000 – 2006. Dr Maddern was a highly regarded researcher who diligently applied himself to the onerous task of coordinating the peer reviewed papers appearing in the Journal. His contribution is recognized in the high status of Appita Journal as measured by a number of institutions against its peers.
The award is judged by the Appita Journal editorial Board, based on nominations received by readers
Ken Maddern Award
Was awarded to Rohan Wilks, Environment Development Manager, Australian Paper, Australia and Emily Scholes, CEO, EnviroMicroBio, Australia
The award was presented at the Appita Awards Dinner Ceremony in Melbourne, Australia for their paper titled
"DNA sequencing of pulp and paper wastewater treatment systems to inform process analysis"
(Appita Journal April - June 2018)