25 November 2014: Engaging with regional highs school students
A small team of CNBP researcher (A/Prof Andrew Greentree; Dr Arun Dass, Ms Vicky Staikopoulos and Dr Kathy Nicholson met with over 100 Year 8 and 9 students at Port Lincoln High School to talk about Nanoscale BioPhotonics, Careers in science, and an exploration of physics, and the way that air can lead to surprising results. In this image we see the use of pressure difference for levitation of a ball.
The Port Lincoln Times ran an article about this activity
23 November 2014: What can social media do for you
A Professional Development activity was hosted by Mike Seyfang and CNBP COO Kathy Nicholson at the Centres Annual retreat.
Researchers were encouraged to engage with various different social media networks as a career advancing move and to assist with the CNBP communication strategy.
3 November 2014: Professional Development
Hugh Kearns is recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. The workshop covered three main areas:
- Time for research
- Turbocharge your writing
- Shameless self-promotion
Thanks to the School of Health Sciences for inviting us to join this session.
11 August 2014: Outreach to Schools
Dr Kathy Nicholson gave a presentation to high-school students at Seymoyur College discussing her career from a science graduate to her current role as Chief Operating Officer of the CNBP; with time spent as a postdoctoral scientist in New York City and travelling the world managing International science conferences.