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Every 10 minutes someone in Australia suffers a stroke, making it the leading cause of disability in our country. In 1992, at just 42 years old, healthy stockbroker and father of three Peter Couche became one of the 250,000 Australians who were then living with the aftermath of a stroke.
Citizen science has boomed in Australia in the past few years, with volunteers now contributing valuable data to more than 640 projects nationwide. In addition to representing billions of dollars annually in volunteered time, citizen scientists contribute to and enable breakthrough research.
If an emergency is about to unfold, University of Adelaide alum and crisis management expert Dave Birkett is someone you want in your corner. Dave recalls being called to a job near Tembagapura in the highlands of West Papua, Indonesia, approximately 20 years ago...
Henry White followed his own path, from professional sports to banking and finally owning his own thriving business.
Dr Gavin Quek is Hobart's Young Citizen of the Year and the Tasmania Premier's Young Achiever of the Year. At just 25 years old, he's proof that learning to be curious about our fears can take us places we hadn't imagined.
Dr Jared Thomas is a multiple award-winning author and the Research Fellow, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Material Culture and Arts at the South Australian Museum and UniSA.
Crystal Tudo is a Clinical Nurse working in the Emergency Department at SA Health.
While Alison Gill’s research may be focused on the ground, her PhD studies have taken her up in the air and around the world.
Sophie Gonzales was born in South Australia and writes young adult queer contemporary fiction with memorable characters, biting wit, and endless heart.
Professor Andy Lowe, Interim Director, Environment Institute, gives his sobering overview of the state of the planet.