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Kate Farquharson

Conservation data analyst
Kate explains how she turned her love for wildlife into an educational path.

Chris Turney

Earth scientist
Chris Turney tells us about a day in the life of an environmental scientist; it's all smooth sailing when you're not stranded in Antarctica!

Wayne Cawthorne

Biochemistry student
Choosing a career path hasn't been easy, but through mentorship program 'ASSETS', Wayne found his way to a love of biochemistry.

Ann Damien

Technology scout
Technology scout, Ann Damien found her happy medium combining her skills in marketing and business with a career in medtech

Michelle Langley

Ice age globetrotter
Michelle is an archaeologist with Griffith University, studying ornaments and tools that tell us about human behavioural uniqueness

Noushin Nasiri

Health hero
You don't have to be a medical doctor to be a health hero. Dr Noushin Nasiri is a materials engineer, saving lives with medical devices.

Amy Heffernan

Analytical Chemistry
Analytical chemistry researcher Amy Heffernan uses roundworms to better understand dementia

Billy Ó Foghlú

Iron Age archaeologist
Billy is an archaeologist, lucky enough to unearth ancient instruments that have been recently rediscovered in use in India

Minh Nga Nguyen

Eco-engineer
Minh Nga Nguyen is competing in the BHP awards with her bamboo biochar; a recycled water filter and renewable fertiliser

Angelina Arora

Bio-plastic inventor
At 15 years old, Angelina has already invented two types of biodegradable plastic which have seen her compete in the BHP awards.

Lillian Caruana

Rookie researcher
Lillian Caruana is a volunteer researcher at ANSTO when she's not studying; a lucky break she attributes to taking every opportunity that comes her way.

Hannah Thomas

PhD preacher
Hannah knows her PhD thesis back-to-front, since representing the University of South Australia in the international "3 Minute Thesis" competition

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