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Professor Fiona Wood

Professor Fiona WoodAM FAHMS Professor Wood has been a burns surgeon and researcher for the past 20 years and is Director of the Burns Service of Western Australia. She is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Fiona Stanley Hospital (previously at Royal Perth Hospital) and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, co-founder of the first skin cell…

Professor James Maclaurin

Professor James Maclaurin Professor Maclaurin is a member of the Department of Philosophy and Associate Dean for Research in the Humanities at the University of Otago. He received his Doctorate in Philosophy of Science from the Australian National University. A longstanding advocate for Humanities education, he was instrumental in the development of the University of…

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Professor Neil Levy

Professor Neil LevyFAHA Professor Neil Levy is Professor of Philosophy at Macquarie University, as well as a Senior Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford.¬† Before coming to Macquarie, he was Head of Neuroethics at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. He works, or has worked, in many…

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Professor Toby Walsh

Professor Toby WalshFAA Professor Walsh is a leading researcher in AI. He was named by The Australian as a rock star of Australia’s digital revolution. He is Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW, leads the Algorithmic Decision Theory group at Data61, Australia’s Centre of Excellence for ICT Research, and is Guest Professor at TU…

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Ms Liz West

Ms Liz West ASSA Ms Liz West is the Executive Director (Acting) of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. In her career, she has held a number of senior administrative and management positions in the not-for-profit and advocacy sectors. She has a double Bachelors degree in Political Science and Asian Studies from Mary…

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Dr Lauren Palmer

Dr Lauren Palmer Director Policy and Projects, ACOLA Lauren Palmer is Director of Policy and Projects at the Australian Council of Learned Academies. Lauren has been with ACOLA since 2016 and leads the organisation in delivering its strategic objectives, including identifying ways to better harness the perspectives of all disciplines to address complex issues facing…

Professor Joe Trapani

Professor Joseph TrapaniFAHMS Professor Joseph Trapani received his medical degree in 1977 and completed physician training (FRACP) in rheumatology in 1985. Professor Joseph Trapani received his medical degree in 1977 and completed physician training (FRACP) in rheumatology in 1985. His Phd (The University of Melbourne, 1986) was on the immunogenetics of HLA-associated disease, particularly B27-related…

Professor Louis Waller

Professor Louis WallerAO FASSA Emeritus Professor Louis Waller AO FASSA held the Sir Leo Cussen Chair of Law in Monash University from, 1965 to 2000. His principle fields of teaching and research were Criminal Law and Evidence, and in the last two decades of this tenure, Law and Medicine and Forensic Medicine. He was Victorian…

Professor Paul Griffiths

Professor Paul GriffithsFAHA A philosopher of science with a focus on biology and psychology, Paul was educated at Cambridge and the Australian National University, receiving his PhD in 1989. He heads the Theory and Method in Bioscience project node of the Charles Perkins Centre, a major new initiative at Sydney focused on interdisciplinary research¬† into…

Professor Rob Sparrow

Professor Rob Sparrow Rob Sparrow is a Professor in the Philosophy Program, a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, and an adjunct Professor in the Monash Bioethics Centre, at Monash University where he works on ethical issues raised by new technologies. He has been an ARC Future Fellow,…