COOL JOBS: Chinchilla
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9 March 2018 Chinchilla Cultural Centre

Age Recommendation

School Years 7 to 10

Venue

Chinchilla Cultural Centre

Location

68-86 Heeney St, Chinchilla QLD 4413

Session Times

Cost

Free
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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Nigel Waterhouse
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Nigel Waterhouse

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Nigel Waterhouse

Nigel Waterhouse is a biochemistry graduate from University College Dublin in Ireland, and completed his PhD in Cancer Biology at the Queensland Institute for Medical Research in Brisbane. He then...

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Madeleine Kersting Flynn
Participant

Madeleine Kersting Flynn

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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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Belinda Nicholson
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Belinda Nicholson

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Belinda Nicholson

Belinda Nicholson is a final-year PhD student in the Astrophysics Group at the University of Southern Queensland. Prior to arriving at USQ, Belinda completed a Bachelor of Science and Master...

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Jonathan Peake
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Jonathan Peake

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Jonathan Peake

Jonathan Peake completed a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education with Class I Honours at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He then completed a PhD in Exercise Physiology...

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Summary

The future of our job market is rapidly changing and it is important that today’s students are prepared. So what does it take to do some of the coolest jobs on earth? Meet some amazing scientists who are working in 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:

 Associate Professor Nigel Waterhouse -a Senior Microscopist and Cell Biologist at the world-leading QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.  Professor Waterhouse helped set up the Australian Cancer Research Foundation Centre for Comprehensive Biomedical Imaging where researchers have access to the latest microscopy knowledge and technologies to understand cancer and other diseases.

 Madeleine Kersting Flynn – is a Biomedical Illustrator who draws complex biomedical processes at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Madeleine works with some of the most brilliant minds on earth who are exploring science and making amazing discoveries. She has the wonderful opportunity of illustrating this work and bringing it to the world.

Proudly supported by Community Partner QGC.

To book
This event is part of the STUDENT DAY: Chinchilla. It is free for schools. To book please call 07 3840 7608 (8.30am – 3.30pm, Monday – Friday).

 

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