A scientist passionate about preventing future pandemics, a researcher looking to ‘future proof’ Australia’s kelp forests and a chemical engineer focused on improving the process of hydrogen liquefaction are all recipients of the prestigious 2022 Forrest Fellowships.
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Two outstanding Forrest Foundation researchers have been named finalists in the 2021 Premier’s Science Awards. These prestigious awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in Western Australia. Dr Arman Siahvashi from the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Western Australia and the Future Energy Export CRC has been […]
A group of international researchers has shown that the unique skeletal structure of a deep-sea sponge can inspire the design of future skyscrapers.
“Going to primary school where your grandfather is the head of the school had its good side and bad side,” says Dr Marcus Korb with a touch of irony.
The Forrest Foundation has awarded eight Prospect Fellowships to outstanding early-career researchers to enable them to undertake their innovative work in Western Australia. The Forrest Foundation funded 20 Prospect Fellowships over two rounds as an additional investment into Australia’s research community in response to the impact COVID-19 had on research funding. The Prospect Fellowships provide […]
By Liz McGrath Gladymar (Glady) Perez Chacon’s favourite place in Perth is the City Library. “My quiet time is spent reading, I love the library,” says softly spoken the Venezuelan-born Forrest scholar who’s completing her PhD in Public Health at Curtin University and the Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases at the Telethon Kids […]
The Forrest Research Foundation will inject world-class knowledge into the Western Australian research community, with six new scholars to conduct their PhD research at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Curtin University and Edith Cowan University (ECU). Professor Paul Johnson, Warden of the Forrest Research Foundation, welcomed the new scholars and the potential discoveries their studies […]
By Liz McGrath For Masnun Naher, the road to a career in science has been more difficult than that of many of the people she has come to know as a Forrest Research Foundation Scholar. “Gender discrimination is one of the major problems in third world countries and in Bangladesh it begins at birth,” the […]
Forrest Fellow Dr Jessica Buck has today been named one of Australia’s official Superstars of STEM for her work into childhood brain cancer. Dr Buck’s work aims to find better treatments for kids with cancer. Dr Buck is one of 60 brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who want to step into the […]
By Liz McGrath German-born Manou Rosenberg smiles when she admits she gave living in Western Australia a ‘test run’, two years before she was selected as a Forrest Foundation Scholar. “I’d always been fascinated by Australia, without even really knowing why,” she says. “There was something about the vastness of the land that intrigued me.” […]
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