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Dana Bradford

Dr Dana Kai Bradford has a BSc (neuroscience and psychology) with Honours (neuroscience) from the University of Queensland and a PhD (neuroscience) awarded by the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI). She is a senior research scientist with the Australian eHealth Research Centre in CSIRO, and an adjunct senior research fellow with QBI. She predominantly leads projects […]

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Mike Seymour

Mike is a researcher in the new Motus Lab at The University of Sydney. His research is exploring using interactive photoreal faces in new forms of Human Computer Interfaces (CHI). In other words, he is looking at deploying realistic digital companions and embodied conversational agents. This work has a special relevance for aged care and […]

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Alex Hogue

Alex Hogue is really into computer security, magic tricks, and high-effort goofs. Unlike the child-genius faux-stereotype, Alex first got into computers at 18, when he studied computer science and pure mathematics at the University of Sydney. Now he’s fully uploaded himself into the cloud. He works on breaking into protected systems to test their security, […]

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Find out about TED Talks speaker Anjali Jaiprakash

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Anjali Jaiprakash

Dr. Anjali Jaiprakash is a Robobiologist working as an Advance QLD research fellow at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision and Queensland University of Technology. Anjali works at the intersection of medicine, engineering and design, with a transdisciplinary approach to develop medical devices that translate robotic vision into affordable systems that can be used to […]

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Learn about TED Talks speaker Bronnie Mackintosh

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Bronnie Mackintosh

Bronnie Mackintosh is a station officer with Fire and Rescue NSW and has been a firefighter for 16 years. Her career has encompassed many roles, spanning general firefighting, rescue, operational communications, community safety, and education and training. Bronnie is a Winston Churchill Fellowship recipient. She travelled the world to research how international fire agencies are […]

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Find out about TED Talks speaker Bruce Pascoe

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Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Tasmanian and Yuin man born in Melbourne who grew up on a remote island in Bass Strait and had a joey and a dog as pets. He lives in Gipsy Point in Victoria, where he has two children, three grandchildren and two dogs, Yambulla and Wangarabel. Bruce’s books for children […]

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Find out about TED Talks speaker Chyloe Kurdas

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Chyloe Kurdas

A former elite Australian rules footballer, television and radio sports commentator, Chyloe Kurdas has spent a decade building the catalyst for Australia’s first-ever national women’s professional competition, AFLW, as AFL Victoria’s Female Football Development Manager. In doing so, Chyloe combined her studies and work in health promotion, psychology and education to build award-winning high-performance sporting […]

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David Capra

Performance artist David Capra collaborates with his dachshund Teena. Teena is quite the publicity hound; in 2016 she launched her own fragrance, Teena’s Bathtime:  Eau de Wet Dogge appearing on the 9 Network’s Today Show whereby TV hosts Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson sampled the scent on a special ‘smell-o-vision’ segment.  In 2014, Teena’s Bathtime […]

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Eddie Woo

Eddie Woo was named Australia’s Local Hero and was a Top 10 Finalist in the Global Teacher Prize for his love of teaching mathematics. But what most people don’t know is that Eddie almost didn’t become a maths teacher – but a chance encounter at university altered the trajectory of his life forever. A public […]

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Find out about TED Talks Speaker Fang Chen

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Fang Chen

Dr. Fang Chen is a thought leader in AI and Human-Machine Interaction. She is a prominent figure in creating innovative AI solutions with huge versatility and international impact. Allowing a machine combine a level of domain expertise and computational intelligence, these solutions have helped industries significantly in increasing productivity, safety and customer satisfaction. Dr. Chen […]

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