Our STEMM stars

A number of Curtin University’s academics and researchers and their personal stories about what attracted them to a career in the STEMM fields.

Dr Gemma Anderson

Dr Gemma Anderson

Discovery Early Career Researcher, Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA), Faculty of Science and Engineering

Gemma’s story

Associate Professor Janet Beilby

Associate Professor Janet Beilby

Associate Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work & Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences

Janet’s story

Associate Professor Lauren Breen

Associate Professor Lauren Breen

Associate Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences

Lauren’s story

Professor Lindy Fitzgerald

Professor Melinda Fitzgerald

Professor of Neurotrauma and Deputy Director of the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences

Melinda’s story

John Curtin Distinguished Professor Kliti Grice

John Curtin Distinguished Professor Kliti Grice

Director Organic and Isotope Geochemistry Centre, School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Kliti’s story

Professor Clare Rees

Professor Clare Rees

Professor of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences

Clare’s story

Dr Zoe Richards

Dr Zoe Richards

Senior Curtin Research Fellow and Coral Conservation and Research (CORE) Group Leader, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Zoe’s story

Professor Helen Slater

Professor Helen Slater

Clinical Researcher and Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Sciences

Helen’s story

Dr Laura Machuca Suarez

Dr Laura Machuca Suarez

Senior Research Fellow, WA School of Mines, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Laura’s story

Professor Reena Tiwari

Professor Reena Tiwari

Professor, School of Design and the Built Environment, Faculty of Humanities

Reena’s story

Associate Professor Debbie Silvester-Dean

Associate Professor Debbie Silvester-Dean

ARC Future Fellow, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Debbie’s story

Associate Professor Heather Benson

Associate Professor Heather Benson

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences

Heather’s story

Associate Professor Nina Tirnitz-Parker

Associate Professor Nina Tirnitz-Parker

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences

Nina’s story

Audrey Cooke

Dr Audrey Cooke

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Faculty of Humanities

Audrey’s story

Dr Gill Cowen

Dr Gill Cowen

Project Manager of the Desert Fireball Network, School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Eleanor’s story

Dr Eleanor Sansom

Dr Eleanor Sansom

Project Manager of the Desert Fireball Network, School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Eleanor’s story

Professor Carey Curtis

Professor Carey Curtis

Professor of City Planning and Transport, School of Design and the Built Environment, Faculty of Humanities

Carey’s story

Professor Sonya Girdler

Professor Sonya Girdler

Professor of Occupational Therapy; Director Curtin Autism Research Group; Essential Partner and Director (Program 3) Autism Cooperative Research Centre, School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology

Sonya’s story

Dr Parisa Izadpanahi

Dr Parisa Izadpanahi

Senior Lecturer, School of Design and Built Environment

Parisa’s story

Dr Lucinda Black

Dr Lucinda Black

Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Health

Lucinda’s story

Dr Lucy Forman

Dr Lucy Forman

Research Fellow, School of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Lucy’s story

Dr Franca Jones

Dr Franca Jones

Senior Lecturer, School of Molecular and Life Sciences

Franca’s story

Dr Elham Mardaneh

Doctor Elham Mardaneh

Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Elham’s story

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