What does an entrepreneurial-minded health & medical research scientist look like? An Australian perspective

So today, I had the privileged of hearing John Daly, CEO of the Grattan Institute, and Simon McKeon, Chair of the Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research – Better Health through Research speak at two different events about the current and future state of the Australian healthcare landscape. Without going into the specific details they…

On desperate ground

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard” – John F Kennedy, 1962 I confess, I really love war documentaries, esp. World War II and Cold War documentaries. A fascinating window into our recent past – both the…

Being in it to win it

So APESMA recently ran a competition for their young scientists interested in attending Science and Technology‘s Annual Science Meets Parliament for 2012. As a member, I thought I would enter to see if I stood a chance of winning, as they were going to provide 2 winners a fully-paid trip to Canberra to attend the event…