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Dr Thomas Newsome

Ecologist / Lecturer
Dr Thomas Newsome is investigating how humans and animals shape ecosystems.

James Bevington

Astrobiologist
Engineer turned astrobiologist James Bevington’s STEM career is out of this world.

Shasta Henry

Entomologist & science communicator
Spiny or fuzzy, Shasta Henry is passionate about sharing insects with the world.

Dr Helen Maynard-Casely

Instrument scientist
Instrument scientist Dr Helen Maynard-Casely’s obsession with icy moons has led to a fascinating career.

ShanShan Wang

Industrial designer
Industrial design grad, innovator and entrepreneur ShanShan Wang is tackling some mega health science problems.

Dr Eleanor Campbell

ANSTO scientist
Failing first-year chemistry didn’t stop Dr Eleanor Campbell from landing her dream job at ANSTO’s Australian Synchrotron.

Professor Michelle Colgrave

Food research scientist
Professor Michelle Colgrave is tackling one of the biggest challenges the world faces: making sure we have enough food to go around.

Hannah Passmore

Veterinarian
University of Adelaide graduate Hannah Passmore saves lives for a living – as a vet at an animal emergency centre in Adelaide.

Dr David Flannery

Research scientist
QUT researcher Dr David Flannery is living his dream career – helping NASA on its next Mars rover mission.

Rebecca Abbott

Immunologist
Rebecca Abbott is on a mission to find treatments and cures for brain cancer.

Richard Charlesworth

Biomedical scientist studying gluten & celiac disease
Biomedical scientist Dr Richard Charlesworth has been working for a decade to find answers to some of the questions related to gluten-free diets and celiac disease

Julianna Kadar

Shark biologist
Julianna Kadar grew up with a passion for the ocean that led to shark tagging trips and now a voyage to Antarctica.

How to make a science video

video
Entering the University of Adelaide Young Scientist of the Year Video Competition? These tips will make you stand out from the crowd.

How engineers are solving the world’s biggest problems

Engineering
From infrastructure to recycling, energy to sustainability, engineers are at the core of solving all the problems of tomorrow and the world knows it

How to think like an engineer

Engineer
Engineers are the innovators in the workplace, introducing new ideas and products