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Careers with Science

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.

Maddison Miller

Indigenous archaeologist
Can a career in archaeology bring you closer to your own culture? Darug woman, Maddison uses Indigenous knowledge to inform smarter futures.

Merritt Moore

Dancing with Physics
Merritt shows us how to become a professional dancer... and a physicist too!

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.

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

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