Hearing my name called out as a winner at the Victorian Telstra Women in Business Awards was a surreal experience to say the least. To even have been in that room, surrounded by amazing and inspiring women, was an incredible honour. One feeling that really standouts for me from the night was that of overwhelming … More The power of role models
The days when scientists could safely hide in their ivory towers with a cup of tea, tenure, and ethically questionable experiments are well and truly over. Scientific knowledge is becoming increasingly accessible with movements such as TED talks and the Khan academy leading the way. Now the experimental side of science is also starting to … More Do you want to be a citizen scientist?
As a scientist who loves science, it’s not a phrase I ever thought I’d be teaching my daughter, as well as justifying, however…. Never say never! When your daughter is preparing for her inter-school primary debate as the affirmative with the topic “You can’t trust science” and looking to you for help in arguing the … More You can’t trust science!