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Mariana Oksdath Mansilla

Scientific designer & illustrator
Mariana Oksdath Mansilla is equal parts creative and scientific, combining both her strengths to create a one-of-a-kind job

Louise Schoneveld

Research scientist
Louise Schoneveld shoots rocks with lasers to find new reserves of critical minerals. Yes, you read that right!

Dr Anika Molesworth

Farmer, scientist & writer
Dr Anika Molesworth’s devotion to the Aussie land meant science was a no-brainer when it came to careers

Christian de Cos

Physiotherapy student
Christian de Cos is using health science to score goals for Indigenous communities

Nigel Lengkeek

Senior radiochemist
Ever been to the hospital for a nuclear medicine scan or therapy? Many of the materials we need to do these critical tests are made right here in Australia

Professor Phil Bland

Planetary scientist
Professor Phil Bland got switched on to spaceflight as a child and is now the director of a space and planetary science research centre.

Vanessa Zepeda

PhD student
The Little Mermaid inspired Vanessa Zepeda to study marine biology, now she’s searching for life beyond

Dr Santosh Panjikar

Beamline scientist
Beamline scientist Dr Santosh Panjikar is assisting COVID-19 research at the Australian Synchrotron

Jennifer Myers

Allied health assistance grad
Jennifer Myers dreams of becoming an occupational therapist, even if it means taking an unconventional path to get there

Dr Kathryn McMahon

Marine scientist
Dr Kathryn McMahon has created an amazing career in conservation

James Hattam

Ecologist and CEO
Deakin University graduate James Hattam started his career as an ecologist, but later found his calling connecting people with conservation as CEO of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy

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