The Four Bucketeers: “All for one and one for all”

Life as a researcher can be isolating, often with a seemingly endless stream of deadlines all vying for the top priority spot. Couple this with high levels of perfectionism and a dash of imposter syndrome, and you have an all too familiar academic cocktail of sometimes immobilising deadline stress and anxiety. Perhaps then, this is … More The Four Bucketeers: “All for one and one for all”

We need more scientists, especially women scientists, in Parliament

Growing up, I never wanted to be a politician. I always wanted to be a scientist. I was raised in Mildura among the grapevines and Mallee scrub, 600km from where political decisions were made in Melbourne. As a country kid, ‘politician’ is not an option that the careers advisor ever offered. Instead, I was inspired … More We need more scientists, especially women scientists, in Parliament