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Emerald Gaydon

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Queensland

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: QLD

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Emerald Gaydon

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Queensland

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: QLD

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

Curiosity and hope are what define my life. I am a passionate physics student and science communicator with big ideas for education in Australia.

 

My ambition is to pursue a research and science communication career at the crossroads of biophysics, quantum physics and statistical mechanics. This ambition is fueled by my fascination about how behaviour of the microscopic world forms the macroscopic phenomena that we encounter every day.

 

I love how the world’s boundless complexity emerges from a set of ubiquitous mathematical patterns. As a science demonstrator with the University of Queensland Demo Troupe, I use my background in public speaking to spark that same curiosity in the minds of the public.

 

Currently, I am producing resources for students to facilitate deeper understanding and enjoyment of science and mathematics. I firmly believe that school is about increasing our understanding of the world, and in so doing, making life a more vivid experience.

Skills & Expertise

  • Science communication and public speaking
  • Quantum physics, biophysics and statistical mechanics
  • Learning theory
  • Applied mathematics
  • Foreign languages

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