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Florence McKenzie

Electrical engineer
Florence McKenzie was Australia's first female electrical engineer, and founded the Women's Emergency Signalling Corps (WESC) ahead of World War II.

Makereti Papakura

Māori anthropologist
Makereti was a well-known Māori tourist guide during the early 20th century, before she turned her talents to anthropology and the study of Māori culture.

Elizabeth Blackburn

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

Marie Maynard Daly

Research chemist
Marie Maynard Daly (1921-2003) was the first African American woman to obtain a PhD in chemistry in the United States

Closes today! UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

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The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is a competition for Year 7-10 students in Australia. Meet the 2021 winners here

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