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Industry leaders and PhD students celebrate research an...

Industry leaders and PhD students celebrate research and innovation

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering recently hosted an exceptional evening to celebrate excellence in research and innovation – the 2019 Innovation Dinner. Innovations ranging from accelerating solar cells manufacturing to the development of synthetic skin, were amongst the achievements honoured at the gala event in Sydney last week. A number of industry leaders […]

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STEM leaders share what it takes to engage with industr...

STEM leaders share what it takes to engage with industry

The Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) recently hosted a series of exciting events with IMNIS mentors, mentees and invited speakers on Engaging with Industry. To translate research to knowledge, practice, policy or product, researchers need to know how to pitch the benefits and impact of their research clearly to a wide range of audiences. […]

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A Mentor/Mentee Perspective – Paul Wood & Pece Kocovski

A Mentor/Mentee Perspective – Paul Wood & Pece Kocovski

The Mentee Perspective: Pece Kocovski I would like to share with you some of my experience with the IMNIS program. I recently entered the Kelly Services Future Scientist Award for 2018. It involved submitting an application along with a phone screening interview. I was then accepted as one of 8 student finalists. The students chosen […]

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The Mentor-Mentee Perspective

The Mentor-Mentee Perspective

Mentee – Nick Liau In 2015 I was part of the IMNIS pilot program as a second-year medical research PhD student at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Before starting my PhD, I had worked in the corporate world, so I’d always had a vague idea that I might be able to apply these complementary […]

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CSL Tour – Sam Keenan

CSL Tour – Sam Keenan

I am a 3rd year PhD student at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, where my focus lies on the genetic mechanisms regulating muscle generation, using the zebrafish and various shark species as my models. Before PhD, my undergraduate experience was also genetics and developmental biology, providing a strong background in academic science. In my experience, […]

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