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Wendy Finegan 26 October, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Prof Anthony Gray - Law

Professor Gray Visits FNQ Schools   Redlynch State College had 48 students from years 10 11 with 3 teachers for the session with Anthony Gray.  He also spoke with a year 12 student one on one around specific topics. The students extremely engaged throughout the entire session with all students providing opinions of the discussion topics.  Students were vocal and showed maturity beyond their years.  It was one of the best sessions provided to the college. Students were full of praise for Anthony Gray and are in support for future visits. The 75 minute session was beneficial for staff they now know the students have a voice...

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Wendy Finegan 08 October, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Professor Anthony Gray to Visit

Professor Anthony Gray to Visit   Every year Professor Gray a lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland visits our region and inspires and educates and entertains the students of Far North Queensland. Professor Gray is adept at engaging students in response to the more thought provoking questions.  His presentations to Legal Studies Students have always provided an insightful discussion and debate and his knowledge of legal material is extensive and engaging. Professor Gray will visit high schools in the region next week...

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Kerrie Stanley 19 March, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Bronwyn Smithies STEM

VISITING EXPERT BRONWYN SMITHIES Cairns State High School Bronwyn visited Cairns State High School and presented to over 80 students.  Bronwyn explained how plants can make medication.  The research discussion was targeted, understandable and well presented.  Students enjoyed the talk and could understand the relevance of the research.  They also enjoyed the discussion of the journey that Bronwyn took to be where she is today.  Thank you BLA.  Photo kindly supplied by Cairns State High School). Robyn Cowie, HOD Science, CSHS Bentley Park College On Thursday 19th March select Science students in years 8, 10 and 12 were lucky enough...

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Kerrie Stanley 19 March, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Bronwyn Smithies STEM

Visiting Expert Program Bronwyn Smithies STEM Visit to Trinity Anglican School by UQ Young Science Ambassador Bronwyn Smithies Bronwyn visited TAS on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and addressed a group of 98 students. The participating students were in years 10-12. All students studying Biology, Chemistry, Marine Science or Physics in year 11 or 12 were present. The year 10 students comprised my own science class, which was scheduled for that time. Bronwyn spoke with warmth and confidence and she pitched her presentation at the ideal level for our students. I was very interested to hear about her work and indeed...

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Kerrie Stanley 18 March, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Bronwyn Smithies STEM

Visiting Expert Program Bronwyn Smithies STEM Visits Atherton State High School University of Queensland Young Science Ambassador Bronwyn Smithies visited Atherton State High School on Wednesday 18 March, where she spoke to a number of senior science students about her work in biotechnology and biomedicine.  In addition to outlining the more positive and exciting aspects of her tertiary studies and associated employment, Bronwyn also expanded upon her career pathway from early/middle secondary school, when she “did not like science at all”, detailing her choices, challenges and frustrations along the way to the completion of her PhD. Bronwyn’s presentation content, together...

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