Brief CV for Dr Peter Molan

Born in Cardiff, Wales (UK) in 1943

Nationality: New Zealand

Degrees:
BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Wales (UK) in 1965
PhD in Dental Science from the University of Liverpool (UK) in 1969

Positions held:
Lecturer in Dental Science at the University of Liverpool (UK) 1968-1973

Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Waikato 1973-1974
Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Waikato 1974-1994
Associate Professor in Biochemistry at the University of Waikato 1994-2003
Professor in Biological Sciences at the University of Waikato 2003-2014

Director of the Honey Research Unit at the University of Waikato 1995-2013

Seconded (two-thirds time) from the University of Waikato, under the NZ Government’s Technology for Business Growth scheme, to the Tatua Biologics division of the Tatua Dairy Company as Research and Development Manager to establish commercial extraction and purification of antibacterial proteins and calcium-carrying peptides from milk 1992-1995

Honours and awards:
MBE awarded in the Queen's Birthday honours list 1995 (for services to the honey industry)

New Zealand Science and Technology Silver Medal awarded by the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2001 (for his research on manuka honey and for making the public aware of it)

The ‘Science Entrepreneur Award’ from the Kudos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards in 2007

The ‘Comfeel Literary Award’, made by the Australian Wound Management Association and Coloplast Australia, for the best paper in the literature review/clinical practice category published in the Association’s journal Wound Practice and Research in 2011

The ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from the Kudos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards in 2013

Publications: A list can be downloaded as a pdf.