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Assistant Professor Ehsan Nabavi

Ehsan Nabavi is an Assistant Professor in Technology and Society at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University (ANU). Dr Nabavi originally trained as a civil engineer before completing his PhD in sociology at ANU, and working as a Research Fellow at the 3Ai Institute and the STS group at the Harvard Kennedy School. Since 2013 he has also worked closely with colleagues at the Fenner School at the ANU on research and teaching for different courses on sustainability and environmental policy. He is currently leading an EU-funded project on ‘water policy innovation’.

Professor Barbara Norman

Barbara Norman is Chair and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Canberra, Australia. Barbara is a Life Fellow and past national president of the Planning Institute of Australia and a Life Honorary Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (UK). Her current research and teaching interests include sustainable cities and regions, coastal planning, climate change adaptation and urban governance. Professor Norman advises the public and private sector in Australia and has strong international linkages within Asia, Europe and the United States. Barbara was awarded an Australian Centenary Medal for her contribution to the community through urban and regional planning.

Professor Kathryn North AC

Kathryn North is a paediatric physician, neurologist, and clinical geneticist. In 2013, she was appointed Director of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and was named the David Danks Professor of Child Health Research at the University of Melbourne. In 2020, she joined the Board of the Association of the Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) as President-Elect. In 2019 she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for eminent service to genomic medicine nationally and internationally, to medical research in the fields of genetics, neurology and child health, and as a mentor and role model.

Sir Gustav Nossal AC

Gustav Nossal is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Melbourne and former President of the Australian Academy of Science (1994-1998). He was Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (1965–96). He received a Centenary Medal for “distinguished service to the study of antibody formation and immunological tolerance” in 2000, when he was also named Australian of the Year. Sir Gustav was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 1989, won the Albert Einstein World Award of Science in 1990 and in 1996 was awarded the highly prized Koch Gold Medal for major advances in biomedical science.