Cool Jobs Townsville

The Museum of Tropical Queensland, 26 March , 12:30pm - 1:30pm

26 Mar
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The future of our job market is changing – so what does it take to do some of the coolest jobs on Earth? Meet amazing scientists with some of today’s most innovative jobs. Learn how they got there and what inspired them to choose their exciting and inspiring careers. Joining us for 2018 will be:

Dr. Wendy Miller is a senior research fellow in the School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering at QUT, Brisbane. She conducts industry- and government-funded socio-technical research in energy efficiency and renewable energy, particularly for the built environment. Dr Miller’s research projects encompass manufactured and sustainable housing; housing and heatwaves; the impact of cool roof coatings for cooling loads in subtropical and tropical buildings, and post-occupancy performance assessment of subtropical and tropical housing.

Dr. Madeline Fowler is Senior Curator Maritime Archaeology in the Cultures and Histories Program at the Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville.  Her wider interests include maritime cultural landscapes in Australia’s historical period and decolonising Australian maritime archaeology through the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in research.

Event Cost: $5

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