The University’s Scientia Professors are nominated by their peers and embody UNSW’s highest values, including leadership, innovation, creativity, integrity, teamwork and, above all, excellence.
UNSW’s female Scientia Professors are: (L–R) Helen Christensen, Katharina Gaus, Veena Sahajwalla, Michelle Simmons, Jane McAdam
and Rose Amal.
Welcome message from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
In the latest of our “Change the World” series of Research@UNSW, we profile
a selection of our top-performing female researchers whose stellar work is having
an impact on challenges critical to the world’s future.
The internationally respected illicit drug researcher is revealing the complexities of drug-related harm and ensuring policy makers, clinicians and the community have the right information to save lives. >
In our latest “Change the World” series of Research@UNSW, we profile a selection of our top-performing female researchers whose stellar work is having an impact on challenges critical to the world’s future. >
The opportunities for women in science are vastly different compared to 50 years ago. Women compete at the highest levels and good things happen.”
Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons
It’s a tremendous privilege to be able to influence legislative reforms and shape policy at the national and international levels. Our work offers enormous opportunities to make a difference.”
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