COOL JOBS: Toowoomba
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16 March 2018 Cobb+Co Museum

Age Recommendation

School Years 5-10

Venue

Cobb+Co Museum

Location

Cobb+Co Museum, Lindsay Street, Toowoomba City, Queensland, Australia

Session Times

Cost

Student: $10
David Iliffe
Moderator

David Iliffe

Moderator

David Iliffe

David Iliffe is the breakfast presenter at ABC Southern Queensland. After growing up in a "broadcasting household" (his parents Jim and Melody were Queensland television identities in the sixties and...

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Madeleine Kersting Flynn
Participant

Madeleine Kersting Flynn

Participant

Madeleine Kersting Flynn

Madeleine Kersting Flynn has been an illustrator for QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute for the past 11 years. Madeline draws complex medical processes for scientific journals and medical professionals to...

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Paul Oliver
Participant

Paul Oliver

Participant

Paul Oliver

Dr Paul Oliver is the Queensland Museum’s newest curator in the Biodiversity Program in a joint academic appointment with Griffith University. 

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Jonti Horner
Participant

Jonti Horner

Participant

Jonti Horner

Professor Jonti Horner is an astronomer and astrobiologist who currently works in the Research and Innovation Division at the University of Southern Queensland, in Toowoomba. His research interests include the...

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Summary

The future of our job market is changing – so what does it take to do some of the coolest jobs on Earth? Meet amazing scientists with some of today’s most innovative jobs. Learn how they got there and what inspired them to choose their exciting and inspiring careers. Joining us for 2018 will be:

MADELEINE KERSTING FLYNN – is a Biomedical Illustrator who illustrates complex biomedical processes at the world-leading medical research institute QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

DR PAUL OLIVER – is the Queensland Museum’s newest curator in the Biodiversity Program. Dr. Oliver is interested in the diversity, origins and conservation of Australasia’s animals and plants. He has participated in expeditions to some of our region’s remotest areas and described over 50 new species.

PROFESSOR JONTI HORNER – is an astronomer and astrobiologist who currently works in the Research and Innovation Division at the University of Southern Queensland, in Toowoomba.

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