Come face-to-face with amazing scientists doing some of the most amazing jobs on the planet. You’ll hear from a palaeontologist who discovers new species of Jurassic marine dinosaurs, what it’s like to hunt for volcanos from a volcanologist, how a conservation forensics expert from Australia’s one and only Taronga Zoo is saving threatened species and why a Boeing systems engineer fell in love with the exciting world of aerospace engineering. These uber-cool scientists will share their fascinating journeys of land, sea and fire.
Cool Jobs: Brisbane is presented in association with Principal Partner QPAC.
Heather Handley is a volcano scientist at Macquarie University in Sydney. Her research unravels the chemical secrets held in volcanic rocks and their crystals to answer questions such as: What...View Profile
In 2018 Taylah Griffin became the first Indigenous person to graduate with an Honours degree in Electrical and Aerospace Engineering, and the first Indigenous female to graduate from any Engineering...View Profile
Espen Knutsen is the Senior Curator of Palaeontology at the Museum of Tropical Queensland (Queensland Museum Network) and holds a joint appointment with the James Cook University in Townsville, QLD....View Profile
Phoebe Meagher works as a Wildlife Conservation Officer at Taronga Conservation Society Australia in Sydney. As a conservation biologist she manages recovery programs as well as population management for native...View Profile
Lee Constable is a TV presenter, author and science communicator. She is the host of Scope, Network 10’s science show for kids, and the author of How to Save the...View Profile
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