Biosolids Seminar Series - 2024 International Womens Day seminar

Author Editor
Date 5 March 2024

A number of ARC Training Centre’s and Hubs came together on 5 March 2024 to stage a joint celebration of International Women’s Day at a seminar held on the RMIT city campus and on-line. A huge thank you to our organisers, and to panelists and moderator for this year’s International Women’s Day Discussion Panel:

Led by Associate Professor Harriet Whiley, Deputy Director of the ARC Training Centre for Biofilm Research and Innovation at Flinders University, the panel provided invaluable insights in how they’ve succeeded in their own careers and how to inspire inclusion in the sciences.

Panelists included:

Dr Alka Rani Batra, PhD Applied Biology and Project Officer at the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority – who recently attained her PhD at this Training Centre.

Dr Bhavna Middha, Post doctoral Research Fellow at ARC TREMS Hub and ARC DECRA 2024 Fellow at the RMIT Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University;

Dr Indu Chandrashekaran, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the ARC Centre for Fragment-Based Design at Monash University;

Professor Jia-Yee Lee, Director, Centre for Advanced Defence Research and Enterprise at University of Melbourne;

Jana Zielinski, PhD Candidate at the ARC Centre for Personalised Therapeutics Technologies, University of Melbourne;

and our moderator for the day was SEAM’s Vesna Stefanovski, Manager, Major Research Projects and Awards, Swinburne University of Technology.

Our thanks for a great presentation!