Solve global problems

Patricia Gadd

Nuclear scientist

Patricia Gadd, instrument scientist at ANSTO is analysing lake sediment cores with nuclear science to map climate changes over tens or hundreds of thousands of years.
Tom Cresswell, ecotoxicologist at ANSTO holds a yabbie in a container and smiles

Tom Cresswell


Tom Cresswell is making real-world impact by investigating the effects of pollution on local aquatic ecosystems using nuclear science techniques
HCI Human-computer interaction

Sam Macpherson

Renewables engineer

University of Queensland graduate Sam Macpherson uses programming to turn household’s solar energy systems into a coal-fired power plant’s worth of energy.
Aleisha Amohia, junior developer

Aleisha Amohia

Junior developer

Junior developer, Women in Tech president and VUW student Aleisha Amohia is breaking down barriers for young women studying engineering.

Gregg Suaning

Biomedical engineer

If you've ever wanted to make a positive impact in the world, engineering is the way to do it. Gregg Suaning has built a successful career creating life-changing bionics.

Khushi Shelat


Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.
Dr Lamiae Azizi, research statistician at USyd

Dr Lamiae Azizi

Research statistician

Dr Lamiae Azizi is saving the world as a lecturer and research statistician; by working towards a cure for cancer, and improving machine learning.
Study marine biology like Vanessa Pirotta, Marine biologist/Marine scientist

Vanessa Pirotta

Marine biologist

Vanessa Pirotta always wanted to study marine biology. Now a PhD student, she's using drones to collect whale snot to improve whale health.