Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Home Careers with Science

Careers with Science

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

Dr Joanne Orlando

Kid-tech researcher
Dr Orlando empowers children in 21st century learning by investigating the effect of tech on kids

Jessica Allen

Fuel Cell Crusader
Jessica Allen is commercialising novel fuel cells to make clean, green electricity a reality.

Karlie Noon

Research Assistant
Karlie switched from arts to science and has never looked back.

Sharni Cox

Geology student
Sharni Cox won an Indigenous STEM Student Award after getting involved in science and engineering camps and competitions.

Willem Huiskamp

Oceanographer
Willem Huiskamp has atmospheric ambition.

Rhea Barnett

Space physicist
Studying physics took Rhea Barnett on an unexpected adventure.

James Hooper

Climate change scientist
James Hooper has a passion for adventure and discovery.

Monika Markowska

Palaeo-environmental scientist
Monika Markowska explores caves to uncover clues about climate.

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