STEMM Profile: Jocelyne Mulangala | PhD Student | South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute | University of Adelaide | Adelaide | South Australia

“If you’re at the beginning of your STEMM journey, my advice is be to open to new opportunities and network! … Remember that growth only happens outside your comfort zone, so don’t be afraid to try. You are more capable than your think!” Jocelyne Mulangala is a final year PhD student at the University of … More STEMM Profile: Jocelyne Mulangala | PhD Student | South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute | University of Adelaide | Adelaide | South Australia

STEMM Profile: Gala Camacho | Head of Analytics; Mathematician | Neighbourlytics | Melbourne | VIC

“These experiences established a more robust confidence for me. Confidence that what I see and experience, others also see and experience – and that I am just the one to say it out loud. Confidence that I can learn technical and complex things, and that although I might not do great at showing that in … More STEMM Profile: Gala Camacho | Head of Analytics; Mathematician | Neighbourlytics | Melbourne | VIC

STEMM Profile: Zain Akram | School of Medical Science | Menzies Health Institute Queensland | Griffith University | Gold Coast | Queensland

“Better communication about science would give people an understanding so that they can hopefully appreciate the benefits of vaccines and other important interventions. I communicate my PhD journey through social media” Zain Akram is from Sargodha, Punjab Pakistan. She did her undergraduate from Air Base Inter College Sargodha (it’s a Pakistan Air Force School And … More STEMM Profile: Zain Akram | School of Medical Science | Menzies Health Institute Queensland | Griffith University | Gold Coast | Queensland

STEMM Profile: Raffaella Demichelis | Senior Research Fellow | Curtin University | Perth | Western Australia

“Perfection does not belong to our world – unfortunately – and learning to deal with the fact that conditions are rarely ideal is key to achieving goals. There is always something to learn in every situation. Many of my best outcomes and most creative ideas are the result of overcoming difficulties I did not expect” … More STEMM Profile: Raffaella Demichelis | Senior Research Fellow | Curtin University | Perth | Western Australia

STEMM Profile: Mayase Jere | Senior Delivery Lead | REA Group | Melbourne | VIC

“You will find yourself at times as the one woman at the table. Remember you are never alone. Many are beside you on other tables and you are giving courage to another woman to pull up a chair beside you. And don’t forget the vast majority coming after you. Your voice is needed to shape … More STEMM Profile: Mayase Jere | Senior Delivery Lead | REA Group | Melbourne | VIC

STEMM Profile: Khatora Opperman | PhD student | South Australia Health & Medical Research Institute | University of Adelaide | Adelaide | SA

“One of the great parts about science is the diversity. I am proud of all of aspects of my career, from research, to teaching, to scientific communication, to community outreach” Khatora Opperman is a final year PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide, working within the world-leading Research Institute, SAHMRI. She competed her undergraduate studies … More STEMM Profile: Khatora Opperman | PhD student | South Australia Health & Medical Research Institute | University of Adelaide | Adelaide | SA

STEMM Profile: Dr Jiao Jiao Li | Biomedical Engineer & NHMRC Early Career Fellow | University of Technology Sydney | Sydney | NSW

“Whether we’re talking about collaborators or mentors and mentees, it’s important to try and see things from the other person’s perspective, respect diversity and differences in values and opinion, and support others in a way that is mutually beneficial” Dr Jiao Jiao Li (JJ) is a biomedical engineer and NHMRC Early Career Fellow at the … More STEMM Profile: Dr Jiao Jiao Li | Biomedical Engineer & NHMRC Early Career Fellow | University of Technology Sydney | Sydney | NSW

STEMM Profile: Tegan Cheng | Group Leader – EPIC Lab | Kids Research | Children’s Hospital at Westmead | Sydney | NSW

“As much as I try and plan my life out, it doesn’t end up that way. Many good things in my career have come down to a combination of hard work and good fortune – like Seneca said ‘luck occurs when preparation meets opportunity’” Dr Tegan Cheng is Group Leader of the EPIC Lab and … More STEMM Profile: Tegan Cheng | Group Leader – EPIC Lab | Kids Research | Children’s Hospital at Westmead | Sydney | NSW

STEMM Profile: Alena Pribyl | Senior Scientist | Microba | Brisbane | QLD

Everyone approaches problem solving differently and to advance our knowledge we need a wide variety of perspectives to think of solutions and beneficial applications that others have not come up with yet Dr Alena Pribyl is the Senior Scientist with Australian gut microbiome analysis experts Microba, yet her journey started a fair way from the … More STEMM Profile: Alena Pribyl | Senior Scientist | Microba | Brisbane | QLD

STEMM Profile: Kristin Edwards | Research Fellow | James Cook University | Townsville | QLD

“Pay close attention to the evidence of ‘pre-threshold alarms’; the increase of healthcare service activity that indicate volume stress. Researchers see it in the data, and we hear it through the surveys and interviews of healthcare providers at the bedside. We can’t afford to risk safety and quality in Australian healthcare” Research Fellow Kristin Edwards’ … More STEMM Profile: Kristin Edwards | Research Fellow | James Cook University | Townsville | QLD