2019 QUEENSLAND WOMEN IN STEM PRIZE CEREMONY
24 March 2019 slq Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Age Recommendation

All ages.

Venue

slq Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Location

State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date

24 March 2019

Time

10:00am - 11:00am

Cost

Free ticketed.
Rhianna Patrick
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Rhianna Patrick

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Rhianna Patrick

During her 17 years at the ABC, Rhianna has worked across news and current affairs (including triple j news), television documentaries and radio. She currently presents a national programme, Sundays...

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Chamindie Punyadeera
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Chamindie Punyadeera

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Chamindie Punyadeera

Chamindie Punyadeera is a globally acknowledged pioneer in salivary diagnostics. She leads a world-class saliva research laboratory at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, focusing on developing non-invasive diagnostic...

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Summary

From astrophysics to brain research, drones, agritech and industrial biotechnology Queensland women are at the forefront of scientific innovation.

The Queensland Women in STEM Prize recognises the valuable contribution of Queensland women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Join ABC’s Rhianna Patrick as we announce the 2019 Queensland Women in STEM Prize recipients and celebrate the amazing research taking place across the state.

This special event will include an inspiring keynote from globally acknowledged pioneer in salivary diagnostics Chamindie Punyadeera followed by a Q&A session.

The 2019 Queensland Women in STEM Prize is presented by Queensland Museum in partnership with Office of the Queensland Chief ScientistOffice for Women and BHP Foundation.

Now in its fourth year, this prestigious award is open to early and mid-career women working in STEM careers whose practice has the potential to benefit Queensland.

Previous winners are feeding the world through sustainable livestock production; establishing new manufacturing industries and advancing medical science through drug discovery and improved understanding of immune responses.

To learn more, visit 2019 Queensland Women in STEM Prize.

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