Meet the people of Waite
Location: Waite Research Precinct, Urrbrae SA 5064
There are roughly 1,500 people on the Waite campus – from students to professors, technicians to human resource managers, and even volunteers. They work and study across a range of campus partner organisations.
This series of articles will introduce you to some members of the Waite community – who they are, what they do, and why it matters!
Eleanor Behrens is the Director of the Waite Campus Childrens Centre which provides an education and care service for children aged 3 months – 4 years.
Bianca talks to thousands of school students every year in her role as Why Waite manager and outreach coordinator for the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine here at the Waite campus
Adam Smith and Najid Pereira-Ishak are Research Engineers with CSIRO Agriculture and Food working on applications of imaging in vineyards – and building electric skateboards!
Margaret Cargill is an Applied Linguist and Adjunct Senior Lecturer who has a passion for giving novice scientist authors a way to effectively write papers that will get a respectful reading from referees
Yuriy Onyskiv is a Technical Assistant who has helped build many of the polytunnels, irrigation systems and bird-proof enclosures on Campus. He emigrated from the Ukraine over 12 years ago and also plays the cimbalom!
Dr John Carragher has worked on projects ranging from marine biology, to stress physiology, to value adding and improving product outcomes across a range of food types.
This series of articles will introduce you to some members of the Waite community – who they are, what they do, and why it matters! In this article, meet PhD candidate Caterina Selva.
About the Author:
Emma Aspin is a second-year PhD student from the UK with a passion for science communication. Upon arrival to the Waite, Emma was astounded by the diversity of workers, students and scientists across the campus and knew that there were some great stories to be told! As well as having some fun, the column is a great opportunity to discuss your work and have a chance to reach the public or even future collaborators.
If you would like to be featured in the column and have time to chat to Emma sometime, drop her an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.