Here are the Fresh Scientists of 2011.
You can meet this year’s Fresh Scientists on Monday 6 June over a beer at the Duke of Kent, more information here. Feel free to share this event with friends and colleagues, a flyer can be downloaded here.
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Fresh Scientists of 2011:
- Daniel Bayliss, an astronomer working at ANU/Mt Stromlo Observatory looking for extra-solar planets
- Regina Belski, a lecturer at Victoria University exploring lupins and heart health
- Lachlan Gray, a NHMRC fellow working at Monash University/Burnet Institute who is looking into HIV dementia
- Lina Happo, a PhD student at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute who is tracking down suicide genes
- Stephen Redmond, a biomedical engineer at UNSW who is finding out how to keep our elderly upright
- Anna Richards, a postdoctoral fellow at CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences who is looking at the relationship between fire management and climate change
- Vijaya Singh, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Queensland who is looking at root systems and droughts
- Charis Teh, a PhD student at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at ANU who is looking at a human system restore point
- Barbara Wueringer, a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland who is asking what sawfish do with their saw
- Morgan James, a PhD student at the University of Newcastle who is looking into cocaine addiction
- Emily Wong, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Sydney who is looking into how baby marsupials survive in dirty pouches
- Frank Will, PhD student and senior lecturer at Deakin University who is improving fuel consumption
- Prasanth Divakaran, a PhD student at the University of Melbourne who is looking into ocean circulation
- Brandon MacDonald, a PhD student at the University of Melbourne/CSIRO who is developing solar inks
- Andrew Rodda, a postgraduate research student at Monash University who is looking into medical applications of plant based gels
- Louise van der Werff, a PhD student at Monash University/CSIRO is researching how smart fabrics can be used in medical treatment.