Monday, April 22, 2019
Home Build healthy communities

Build healthy communities

Dr Alice Motion

Chemistry lecturer
Dr Alice Motion, chemistry lecturer at the University of Sydney, is on a mission to make science something everyone can enjoy.

Elizabeth Blackburn

Molecular biologist
Australian molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate who discovered the secret to the immortality of cells

Isaac Brain

Inventive coder
Isaac Brain was one half of the duo that took home this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Award in the Engineering category, for the smart watch 'aWear'

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

Danielle Gatland

Transport planner
Danielle Gatland's career in public transport planning involves computer science, design thinking and problem solving.

Nilufar Baghaei

Edu-games guru
Computer scientist Dr Nilufar Baghaei, uses gamification to teach tech and support mental health.

Sanam Mustafa

Immunity illuminator
Dr Sanam Mustafa is figuring out how the brain's immune system affects our behaviour and pain management.

Kris Rallah-Baker

Ophthalmologist
Kristopher Rallah-Baker is Australia's first Indigenous ophthalmologist. He's breaking new ground for Aboriginal health thanks to an inherited 'dream the impossible' attitude.

Elliot Thomas

Medical engineering student
As a student at the University of Newcastle, Elliot's paving the way to a fulfilling career working with artificial organs and medical technology.

Robbie Bonelli

Social change-maker
Robbie's a man of many talents; he's pursuing a PhD in researching macular disease, while spearheading a movement for inclusivity of LGBTIQ+ people in STEM!

Muireann Irish

Cognitive neuroscientist
Encyclopedias, Alzheimer’s and a drive to help others. That’s what kicked off the career of cognitive neuroscientist and Superstar of STEM, Muireann Irish.

Tuguy Esgin

Sport scientist
Let's get physical: Tuguy Esgin is improving Indigenous health through sports science

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

growth mindset
Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.

VIDEO: How big data is saving endangered frogs

endangered frogsvideo
Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.