Australia's Chief Scientist

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Australian Science Superheroes – Michael Milford

“We draw inspiration from nature’s amazing creations to develop smarter, more capable robots.”…

7 November 2018

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Australian Science Superheroes – Lila Landowski

“Everything you do, whether you’re thinking about it or not, is controlled by the brain. I’m trying to figure out how to fix it when things go wrong, such as after a stroke.”…

27 July 2018

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Australian Science Superheroes – Bryan Lessard

“Without flies, there would be no chocolate!”

Australian scientists work right across every inch of our sunburnt country, and across every field of discovery. Now, the Office of the Chief Scientist is shining a light on some of the Australian …

19 June 2018

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Australian Science Superheroes – Emma Kennedy

“I can breathe underwater! I’m a field biologist and study coral reefs, so I spend a lot of time upside down in the ocean.”…

9 April 2018

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Australian Science Superheroes – Dominic Hare

“My superpower is using lasers to see the atoms that make up the brain.”

Australian scientists work right across every inch of our sunburnt country, and across every field of discovery. …

13 March 2018

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Australian Science Superheroes – Marissa Parrott

“My superpowers are animal match-making and fighting extinction! I focus on breeding, reintroduction and research programs for our most threatened species.”

Australian scientists work right across every inch of our sunburnt country, and across every field of discovery. Now, the …

20 February 2018

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Australian Science Superheroes – Samantha Hood

During National Science Week in August 2016, Australia’s Chief Scientist launched the #5ScientistPledge to recognise Australian Scientists. Now, we’re shining a light on some of these Australian science superheroes with a new tag – #AusScienceHeroes.  …

5 July 2017

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Australian Science Superheroes – Euan Ritchie

During National Science Week in August 2016, Australia’s Chief Scientist launched the #5ScientistPledge to recognise Australian Scientists. Now, we’re shining a light on some of these Australian science superheroes with a new tag – #AusScienceHeroes.  …

6 June 2017

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Australian Science Superheroes – Maggie Hardy

During National Science Week in August 2016, Australia’s Chief Scientist launched the #5ScientistPledge to recognise Australian Scientists. Now, we’re shining a light on some of these Australian science superheroes with a new tag – #AusScienceHeroes.  …

4 May 2017

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Australian Science Superheroes – Cameron Webb

During National Science Week in August 2016, Australia’s Chief Scientist launched the #5ScientistPledge to recognise Australian Scientists. Now, we’re shining a light on some of these Australian science superheroes with a new tag – #AusScienceHeroes.  …

10 April 2017

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