A graduate of the
University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science, Peter Doherty shared the
1996 Nobel Medicine Prize for his immunology research and was the 1997
Australian of the Year. Since then, he has gone in to bat for evidence-based
reality, relating to areas as diverse as childhood vaccination, global hunger
and anthropogenic climate change. So
far, he has published 6 “lay” books on science with the latest, “The Incidental Tourist”.