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CSIRO names Swinburne engineering Professor Bronwyn Fox as its new Chief Scientist

- June 17, 2021 2 MIN READ

The CSIRO has named Professor Bronwyn Fox as its new Chief Scientist, nearly three decades after she first began her career at the national science agency as a research assistant. Prof. Fox, the agency’s fourth female Chief Scientist, replaces Dr Cathy Foley, who became Australia’s Chief Scientist in January this year. Prof. Fox joins the… Read more »

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Australia’s next Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, has an incredible life story

- November 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

Physicist and CSIRO chief scientist Dr Cathy Foley will become Australia’s next Chief Scientist, replacing Dr Alan Finkel in 2021. She’s just the second woman to lead the nation’s scientific endeavours, 13 years after Professor Penny Sackett ‘s tenure from  2008-2011. Dr Foley was appointed the CSIRO’s chief scientist in 2018, having risen through the… Read more »