Author: Jenny Martin
Prof Jenny Martin AC FAA is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at Wollongong University. She is an internationally recognized expert in protein science and crystallography. Jenny is also passionate about gender equity and diversity and hopes that her book “My aunt is a protein crystal scientist. That’s RAD!” will inspire the children to pursue STEM careers.
Production Editor: Kathy Andrews
Kathy is a Professor of biomedical research and acting Director of the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) at Griffith University. She and her research team are searching for new drug leads for malaria, a disease that kills >1000 people each day. Kathy is the founder and Director of the That’s RAD! Science series and author of the first book entitled “My mum is a parasite scientist. That’s RAD!“. Kathy hopes to inspire in children a love of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through fun and educational STEM picture books.
Editors: Donna Pendergast and Megan Cross
Professor Donna Stewart is the Head of the School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University and an education professional with expertise spanning early and middle year’s teacher education, professional practice, literacy, curriculum and education research. Dr Megan Cross is a postdoctoral research scientist at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) at Griffith University.
As editors of the book entitled “My aunt is a protein crystal scientist. That’s RAD!” Donn and Megan ensured the use of age appropriate language and alignment with the Australian Science Curriculum.
Links: Megan Cross Academic Profile
Cartoons: Brian Doyle
Mr Brian Doyle has inspired thousands of children in hundreds of Australian schools though his amazing cartoon creations and ‘Draw for Fun” workshops. Brian’s amazing cartoons in the book “My aunt is a protein crystal scientist. That’s RAD!” are designed to engage children and lead them on a fun journey to find out more about protein crystal science.
Links: Find out more about Brian on the Speakers Ink website.
Design: Rachele Andrews
Rachele designed the style and layout for “My aunt is a protein crystal scientist. That’s RAD!” as part of a Liveworm Bachelor of Design Program project at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.