Exceptional research by Women in STEM showcased

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The stellar work of senior female researchers at Murdoch will be showcased at several events this month.

Three leading researchers from the Australian National Phenome Centre will present the latest approaches and methodology for health research as part of “Reach for the Stars: Women in STEM” in Lecture Theatre G.3 at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Monday 12 August 1-2pm

Professor Elaine Holmes - Metabolic Phenotyping and its role in 21st century medicine Register to attend.

Wednesday 14 August 1-2pm

Dr Ruey Leng Loo - The susceptibility of human phenotypes to dietary modulation and the downstream impact on health Register to attend.

Thursday 15 August 1-2pm 

Dr Sam Lodge - The use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) for clinical diagnostics Register to attend.

These seminars are part of National Science Week, through a collaboration between Murdoch, the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Women in STEMM research symposium

Later this month Murdoch will host the inaugural Women in STEM research symposium.

This event will showcase collaborations led by senior female researchers excelling in their diverse and equitable research environments that have led to outstanding results.

The event will be held in the Hill Lecture Theatre (Building 450) on Murdoch’s South Street Campus, on 12:30-3:00pm Friday 30 August.

The event will include a keynote addresses by the Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen and Professor Sally Kendall from the University of Kent, and female leaders of a range of research groups from across the University.

Participants will hear research updates on biomedical science from Professor Sue Fletcher, plant science from Professor Treena Burgess, mathematics from Associate Professor Nicola Armstrong and engineering from Associate Professor Tania Urmee.

These presentations will be followed by a lively panel discussion with forensic scientist Dr Paola Magni, veterinary pathologist Associate Professor Phil Nicholls and Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott.

Bookings are essential and more information about the presenters and panelists is available on the Eventbrite page.

Posted on:

7 Aug 2019

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