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Please join us virtually to celebrate the winners of the Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science, hosted by Professor Leann Tilley.
The Awardees are chosen for their compelling research vision and high academic quality.
There are six awardees, including two who not only demonstrate excellence in Quantitative Biomedical Science but also excel in promoting diversity and inclusion.
Each awardee will make a brief presentation followed by a panel chaired by award winning science communicator, Dr Jen Martin, and a general discussion, with lots of virtual audience participation throughout.
Traditional models of educating school children in Australia have seen significant changes in recent years. Buoyed by growing inner-urban residential populations and land scarcity, several cities around the country have adopted a campus model with a long history in Europe, Asia and America: vertical schools. And while a shift to digital learning has been underway for some years, COVID-19 has escalated the use of online methods to deliver teaching and learning in ways previously unimagined.
What does all this mean for a country that can anticipate an additional two million students in the next two decades? Derek Scott (CEO and Principal, Haileybury) and Richard Leonard (Director, Hayball, whose projects include South Melbourne Primary School and Richmond High School) will discuss with Associate Professor Clare Newton what the future of learning might look like for our children.