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Meet the team: Bob Lee

Meet the team: Bob Lee

Originally from Christchurch, New Zealand, Bob Lee has experienced the research environment on both sides of the Tasman Sea. But while his life is currently in Sydney, Australia where the HRI is based, the ties to home remain strong for Bob. 

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Meet the team: Zohra Kakall

Meet the team: Zohra Kakall

PhD student Zohra Kakall has always been fascinated by whole body physiology and the integration between the brain and other bodily systems. This fascination drew her to the HRI High Blood Pressure Group - which focuses on the way that brain networks control airways, breathing and blood pressure - and led her on a research trip across Europe.

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What do baking and science have in common?

What do baking and science have in common?
As a research scientist, Subha Nasir Ahmad enjoys the methodological approach of conducting a study, asking questions and then working to discover the answer. “Baking can be like that as well. It requires a bit of methodology and experimentation to get your cake to rise perfectly.” Subha’s most unique cake is inspired by the Brainbow neuroimaging technique. 
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Next generation scientists experiencing the best of research

Next generation scientists experiencing the best of research
Talented undergraduates from around Australia share about their experiences at the HRI.
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Meet the team: Gemma Little

Meet the team: Gemma Little

Some of the best research comes from the sharing of ideas, skills and experiences. Between scientists, between facilities – and between countries.

Growing up in a village south of Manchester in the UK, Gemma Little never had any interest in medical research. She never imagined she’d one day be interning at a leading research facility on the other side of the world in Sydney, Australia. 

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