Dr Kathryn White
Kathryn White is a secondary school teacher in Canberra. She received a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Sydney (2006) and worked in soft matter physics research at the University of Edinburgh (2006-2009). She has taught at Merici College since 2010, and additionally teaches the ANU Extension course in Chemistry. She holds a Highly Accomplished certification from the Teaching Quality Institute ACT and is the Program Director for the Junior Science Olympiad. She has been working on flipping her courses since 2013.
Dr Nick White
Nick was born in the UK, but grew up in New Zealand. He completed his BSc(Hons) at the University of Otago (in Dunedin, New Zealand), has worked at the University of Oxford (UK) and the University of British Columbia (Canada). Nick is a senior lecturer at ANU and teaches coordination chemistry at the first, second and third-year undergraduate level. His research group investigates supramolecular chemistry and is particularly interested in anions, hydrogen bonding, halogen bonding and self-assembly. Away from chemistry, Nick is a keen boulderer and runner. He enjoys playing the guitar and nerding out about music and coffee.
Dr Joe Kaczmarski
Joe completed his Bachelor of Philosophy (a research-focussed science degree) at the Australian National University, for which he received First Class Honours and the University Medal in Chemistry (2014). He has worked on various biochemical research projects and recently completed a PhD at ANU studying the evolution of new enzyme function, the structure and function of bicarbonate binding proteins, and antibody-antigen interactions involved with antimalarial vaccinations.
Dr Taiki Tanaka
Dr. Taiki Tanaka is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Nuclear Physics, Research School of Physics in ANU. His main research field is experimental nuclear physics in the creation and analysis of heavy elements.
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