Careers with Science

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

Ecotoxicologist

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

Dr Vu Nguyen

CSIRO research scientist

Vu works with computational modelling that can save lives with surgical implants, improve manufacturing processes, or even make wearable tech to cure sleep apnoea!

Jodie Ward

Forensic scientist

Jodie Ward is an expert in all things bones and forensic DNA profiling, as well as one of 2018's Superstars of STEM.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator

Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

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.

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.