Category Archives: Meet Our Champions

More than Meets the Eye

By Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith Meet Dr Sharon Oberstein, the Deputy Clinic Director at the Optometry clinic on the UNSW campus. Breaking down the stereotype that optometrists merely make glasses, Sharon recently finished her PhD  doing the impossible–finding ways to help those with vision…

Dr Mariana Mayer Pinto

By Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith Meet Mariana Mayer Pinto-marine biologist, UNSW Scientia fellow, yoga enthusiast and STEM advocate. With a love for the sea from a young age, Mariana has travelled from one side of the world to the other (Brazil to Australia) to pursue…

Nicole Green: Scientist by Day, Chef and Cat Lover by Night

By Jennifer Sloane After 5 years of being a student at UNSW, Nicole still doesn’t get sick of walking through the beautiful campus and taking in all of the greenery and open space (at least when she’s not hard at work in the…