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Updated 11/10/2018

GEORGINA SWEET AWARDS 2018 CEREMONY

Pictured: 2016-2018 Georgina Sweet Award winners, committee members, invited speakers and guests.

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science on Monday 8th October. We had more than 130 people in attendance to hear presentations from the winners about their research and personal journey in science so far.  Thank you to Leanne Harvey for her insightful keynote address about the path to leadership and the challenges faced by women along the way. Thank you to Westbourne Grammar School for making a special visit and taking steps to encourage the next generation of female scientists.

Congratulations again to our 2018 winners; Cornelia Landersdorfer (Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences), Ana Traven (Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute) and Aleksandra Filipovska (Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, UWA).

GS_2018 - Leann, Leanne, Ana, ConnieGS_2018 - Deniz


Pictured above (left to right): Cornelia Landersdorfer (2018 winner), Leann Tilley, Ana Traven (2018 winner), Leanne Harvey (keynote speaker), Deniz (guitarist).
Pictured below: Award attendees in Bio21 atrium after the ceremony.