PIONEERS IN SCIENCE: Professor Fiona Wood
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre

Age Recommendation

School Years 10 to 12

Venue

Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre

Location

140 Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Cost

$10
Fiona Wood
Pioneer

Fiona Wood

Pioneer

Fiona Wood

Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in the field of burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction. Fiona is the Director of the WA Burns Service...

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Summary

Great minds inspire greatness. The Pioneers in Science program gives high school students – in person and online – rare access to some of the world’s most renowned scientists.

This year our special guest is 2005 Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Wood, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specialising in burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction. Professor Wood co-pioneered the world’s first ‘spray on skin’. She is Director of the WA Burns Service of Western Australia and a consultant Plastic Surgeon at Princess Margaret Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

This intimate gathering allows students to address some of the most important topics in science with Professor Wood, who will share her personal stories, life challenges and career highlights, giving students a chance to imagine what their future in science might be. There is also a special opportunity for students to submit questions online prior to the event. Some of these questions will then be chosen for the student to ask in person during the show.

Submit your questions

To submit questions please fill out the online form before Wednesday, 28 February. Submissions are open now.

Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre

140 Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia