Lab alumna Taylor Szyszka has a position now at UTS where she is coordinating an outreach program for female high school students. It’s a great program that is trying to reach both local and more distant schools in NSW and allowing them to highlight the contributions of *local* women across all these fields. The other […]
In the latest installment of her hit show on Channel 7 – Get Clever – Taylor shows off her fire-making skills for Australia’s youth. You can check it out here (click the photo to access the link…) – look at about 2:20.
Congratulations are in order! Neil was selected as the Sydney Protein Group’s ComBio Early Career Researcher speaker! He won a slot to give a talk at the meeting as well as $800 toward Opal card fare to go to the conference in October. The award is very well-deserved, but may be going to his head […]
As part of Science Week, Taylor, our outreach and media darling, has been demonstrating solar power (with robots of course) at the Science in the Swamp event, to an audience captivated small children… Note the “Nutty Scientists” tablecloth.
As one of the organizers of the Sydney version of the International March for Science, which is being held on Earth Day (22 April), Taylor can now be seen on youtube promoting the event here. We’re expecting her to have her own youtube channel soon…
As one of the organizers of the Sydney version of the International March for Science, which is being held on Earth Day (22 April), Taylor chatted to the Drive Show host Danny Chifley on 2SER last week, to tell him what it was all about – and answer curly questions about fluoride in the water… […]
Our recent paper in JBC on the role of CHD4 in the NuRD complex was picked up by the ANU media office because of Daniel’s involvement in the paper. They put together a media release and it was picked up by several news outlets. Daniel was interviewed and there were items on the radio news […]
…talking to ABC702 (which I know you all listen to) to explain the sport of rogaining. Of course, it was at 6:10 am on a Saturday morning, so not many of you might have heard it. Because I know you’ll be gutted to have missed it, you can listen to it here (~13 min)!
Joel has been involved in the CSIRO Scientists in Schools program for a few years now, visiting a local primary school (Strathfield North Public School) once or twice a year to do a day of science with a bunch of the students (usually about 150 in a day in three lots). They do experiments like […]
Richard Grant – ex-Mackay-lab postdoc, is now an associate editor at the Faculty of 1000 – the group of experts that review papers across a range of different fields and make note of ones that seem worth a read – and has been in the news recently with F1000’s decision to create a journal ranking […]