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Wonder women

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21 May Doors open 6:00pm | Start time 6:30pm | End time 8:30pm
Heritage Exchange, 151 Flinders Street, Townsville City,
Townsville 4810
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How we are raising the profile of women’s capacities.

What should we call people who fish?

Dr Danika Kleiber (Research Fellow, WorldFish)
@DanikaKleiber
‘Fishermen’ and the gender-neutral ‘fishers’ are the most common English language terms used to describe people who fish. Which is best? Why does this matter for fisheries and science?

Dr Kleiber is a Research Fellow in Governance of small-scale fisheries at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and WorldFish. She weaves together a background in women’s studies and biology to study the intersection of feminism and fisheries.
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From stats to Antarctica

Dr Patricia Menéndez (Statistician / Lecturer, The Australian Institute of Marine Science and Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University (From July 1))
@PM_maths
How does a background in maths and stats lead to work in the areas of climate change, crime and marine research? Do we need more female role models in these fields? What on earth is Home Bound 4? All will be revealed in this interesting presentation.

Dr Patricia Menéndez received her PhD in mathematical statistics from ETH Zurich, and now works at the Australian Institute of Marine Science. She is currently taking part in Homeward Bound 4 and she is very passionate about bringing stats closer to other disciplines.
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151 Flinders Street, Townsville City, Townsville, 4810, Australia 151 Flinders Street, Townsville City, Townsville, 4810, Australia
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