The Value of Mentoring

Trainees in science often express the need for ‘a mentor’. What does this mean and what should mentees and mentors expect? What is a mentor? The Macquarie dictionary definition is ‘a wise and trusted counsellor’. A mentor is someone with more experience, often older (although not always), who helps and guides another individual’s development. This … More The Value of Mentoring

New BioMelbourne Network “Women in Leadership” Awards celebrate outstanding contributions of women in biotech

Dr Krystal Evans was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the BioMelbourne Network in July 2014 and has over 15 years experience in the biomedical research sector. Krystal’s skills in government affairs, stakeholder relations and business development underpin her commitment to advancing Victoria’s unique position as a global destination for life sciences and health technology. A … More New BioMelbourne Network “Women in Leadership” Awards celebrate outstanding contributions of women in biotech

Keen to hack but no sitter? GovHack Melbourne is for you!

Govhack is an annual hackathon event held across Australia and New Zealand that focuses on building a better democracy through innovation, participation and the development of a strong community of civic hackers. The organisers are always looking for ways that will make the event more accessible and foster a diverse community. One thing the Melbourne … More Keen to hack but no sitter? GovHack Melbourne is for you!