I grew up in a somewhat small country city of Geraldton, Western Australia, spending most of my time exploring the beaches along the coast with my family, a lot of the time building my rock collection. I also spent my time talking with my grandparents about their history, which instantly developed into a passion to … More Of passion and persistence!
Profiles: Australian women scientists. Bhathal, R. 1999. Canberra, National Library of Australia. It is almost seventeen years since the first book on women in science in Australia was published. Called Profiles, it was published by the National Library of Australia as a book of national significance. In his foreword, Professor Sir Gustav Nossal, the President … More Australia’s first book on women in science
My journey in STEM I grew up in a rural part of North Queensland, Australia. My Dad was a Teaching Principal, so I lived in a school house at the school for 21 years of my life. I was one of those kids who was very interested in always questioning things and finding out about … More Engaging the Future of STEM
Science meets Parliament is an event to connect the minds of science and government to promote the positive progression of science for Australia’s future. 2017 marks the 18th time this event was held and Women in STEMM Australia was well represented with three members of the Executive attending – regional Queensland science teacher Ms Sarah … More When women in STEMM meet Parliament
This week Women in STEMM Australia had the chance to connect with an amazing woman in STEMM, Squadron Leader Marija Jovanovich, who is a Test Pilot in the Royal Australian Air Force. Marija shared her exciting career path and then answered a few questions for us. “Early in my career, I tried to hide my intellectual bend. … More Flying high with science