Peter Yates is Chair of RiAus, the Australian Science Media Centre and the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. He is also Chair of the Peony Capital General Partnership, the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation (Victoria) and a Director of Oceania Capital Partners Limited and MOKO.mobi. From ... Continue Reading »
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Professor Andrews is an eminent scientist and bio-entrepreneur. He was appointed as Queensland’s first Chief Scientist in 2003, retiring in December 2010. Professor Andrews completed his PhD in the pharmacological applications of quantum chemistry at the University of Melbourne in 1969. He has since led multidisciplinary scientific teams at several Australian ... Continue Reading »
Dr Clark is a world-renowned scientist, technologist and businessman. He has received a number of international awards and fellowships in recognition of his contributions to technology and society. He was on the Australian Prime Minister's Science and Technology Committee from 1990 to 1998. Dr Clark has a PhD in physics ... Continue Reading »
Sir Rod Eddington is one of Australia's most experienced and accomplished business leaders. Educated as an engineer at the University of Western Australia and then Oxford University as Western Australia's 1974 Rhodes Scholar, he has demonstrated his acumen and expertise on the national, regional, and international stages. Sir Rod's career began ... Continue Reading »
David Knox was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Santos in July 2008. He has 30 years' experience in the global oil and gas industry, including as Managing Director for BP Developments in Australasia from 2003 to 2007. Mr Knox joined Santos in September 2007 as Executive Vice President ... Continue Reading »
Spanish businessman Javier Moll is the owner of the Barcelona-based media company Editorial Prensa Ibérica. His media holdings in Australia include The Adelaide Review and other titles. Mr Moll is the former owner of the heritage-listed Science Exchange (previously the Adelaide Stock Exchange), which is now owned by the South Australian ... Continue Reading »
Martyn Myer is a non-executive director of three publicly listed companies: Cogstate Ltd; SP Ausnet Group (Singapore Power's Australian listed subsidiary which owns electricity and gas transmission and distribution assets) since 2005, and Diversified United Investments Ltd (a listed equity investment company) since 1991. He was also a director of ... Continue Reading »
Mike Rann was Premier of South Australia for nine and a half years and served for 26 years in the South Australian Parliament. While Premier he was also Minister for Economic Development, Minister for the Arts, Australia's first Minister for Social Inclusion and Australia's – and one of the world's ... Continue Reading »
Emeritus Professor John Yovich AM is Executive Chairman of Student Edge and a Director of Racing and Wagering Western Australia. He was Vice Chancellor and President of Murdoch University from 2002-2011. He was instrumental in the formation of and Chaired the Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRUA) group. John was a ... Continue Reading »
Susan Greenfield is a neuroscientist at the University of Oxford and has been awarded 30 Honorary Degrees from British and foreign universities. She heads a multi-disciplinary research group exploring novel brain mechanisms linked to neurodegenerative diseases. In addition, she has published a neuroscientific theory of consciousness: The Private Life of ... Continue Reading »
Current Art Exhibition:
When: Starts on Friday 15 February 2013 & ends Tuesday 11 June 2013.
Illuminations comprises an ongoing collection of portraits of scientists, each highlighting the work of that individual as a part of the greater project of science. We live in a society deeply indebted to the work of scientists, yet their presence in the public consciousness is mostly eclipsed by sports ... Read More »