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Visiting Expert - Amy Chan - STEM

When: Wed 1st May, 2019

Where: Travelling to Schools

Amy Chan will be visiting schools in our region 1-3 May 2019



Amy Chan is a Young Science Ambassador who has been part of the Wonder of Science program for three years. She is a PhD student at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at UQ, unravelling the mysteries of the human immune system to work out how our bodies initiate and control inflammation when we get bacterial infections. Amy is a passionate advocate for gender equality and cultural diversity in STEM, and hopes to instil these values in leaders and policy makers of the future. Above all, Amy loves STEM communication and education, and has been involved in many outreach activities and workshops. Most recently, Amy was awarded the People’s Choice award in the 2018 Queensland Women in STEM Research Prizes.