Australia’s Future: 28 creative careers for adventurous young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb this morning launched Australia’s Future, a free magazine featuring 28 people and the very different journeys they’ve taken from their studies in science and maths, in the Mural Hall at Parliament House, Canberra.
Dr Liz New, a chemist at the University of Sydney, reckons she’s got the best job anyone could have.
“We have this idea that scientists are the ones who perform best in school or have a focused personality,” says Liz. “For me, the scientific personality is simply anyone who is curious enough to ask questions.”