I have always been driven by a child-like curiosity to understand the world around me, complemented by a conviction that it is our duty to apply the knowledge gained for the betterment of humanity. My curiosity is easily piqued, and this has manifested in a large range of research interests; before starting my PhD, I have worked in neuroecology, genetics, bioimaging, and physiology labs. Nevertheless, these research interests have a common over-arching theme: to understand how organisms work.
Grace’s research will investigate the interplay between nutrition, body temperature, and biological rhythms, to determine the impact that lifestyle disruptions such as shift work or jet lag can have on metabolic functions and mental alertness.
The Forrest Research Foundation is on the lands of the Whadjuk Noongar peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.