I am an inorganic chemist completing my PhD in our beautiful bush capital at the ANU. My motivation for my research stems from my upbringing in regional NSW, which exposed me to the drastic negative impact of climate change and economic loss upon these communities. In order to solve real-life problems I was drawn to chemistry.
I am passionate about teaching chemistry and encouraging the same love for science that I myself possess. I believe that quality teaching and mentorship is a powerful tool in increasing the presence of historically excluded groups in STEM, something that I think is of the utmost importance.
I enjoy bouldering and indoor rock climbing and I love books of all genres. When I am not in the lab (or sometimes when I am) I am probably reading or discussing books with friends.
Skills & Expertise
- Inorganic chemistry
- Chemical education
- Analysing and systematically solving problems
- Team management
- Communication of complex ideas
"My research will investigate bimetallic catalysts that lower the energy cost of storing hydrogen for use as a fuel in a safer way. This will contribute to Australia’s clean energy transition and our ability to export hydrogen fuel, while simultaneously uncovering new types of cooperative chemical behaviour."
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