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Schmidt Ocean Institute

Video - 09.03.21

Scientists of R/V Falkor - Women in Science & SeaWeek 2021

Join some of the inspiring female Scientists from the Schmidt Ocean Institute to get a taste of the exciting science careers aboard R/V Falkor. This panel will celebrate International Women’s day by bringing together women in the marine sciences . . .


Ted X Melbourne

Article - 26.02.21

How can we push the envelope on diversity in STEM?

Diversity should be more than a buzzword. According to Dr. Catherine Ball, we have to put the human at the centre of innovation and technology. To do so, she notes we should be making the most of every layer of knowledge we can get our hands on. . . .


Innovation Australia

Podcast- 08.03.21

Dr Catherine Ball – Assoc. Prof. of Engineering at ANU & co-creator at WoDaRC.

Australia is a leader in the development of autonomous robots used in remote automation systems across a range of industries – but in the mining and resources sector in particular. Australia also has a comparative advantage in the develop . . .


Inside Robotics

Article - 19.11.20

The only way is up for Australia’s drone industry

Australia could become a key player in the global drone industry network, but faces a lack of cohesion, according to an industry expert. Dr Catherine Ball, associate professor at the Australian National University, who is widely recognised as a . . .


State Library QLD

Video - 04.03.21

International Women's Day 2021 - video 2

To celebrate #IWD2021​ we take a look back at some of our favourite Game Changer moments showcasing the way in which Queensland female business leaders #choosetochallenge​; to celebrate women's achievement; to raise awareness against . . .


Schmidt Ocean Institute

Article - 17.11.20

Schmidt Ocean Institute Names 10-Member Advisory Board

Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today it has named a 10-member advisory board of international experts in science, maritime operations and communications. The board members, who will serve three-year terms, will provide feedback and guidance on . . .