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035 - SCIENTIFIC LEGACY - Prof. Justin Gooding
16-03-2022
035 - SCIENTIFIC LEGACY - Prof. Justin Gooding
SCIENTIFIC LEGACY For many young scientists, replicating the achievements of Professor Justin Gooding would be a mighty aspiration. But for the man himself, its been about much more than the milestones. Though born and raised in Melbourne, it was a seven year stint in the United Kingdom that proved to be a pivotal moment in Justin's life. Working at two of the world's most storied scientific institutions, the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge not only set the foundation for Justin's research career but it also introduced him to Katharina Gaus, a German-born researcher with whom his personal and professional life has been intertwined ever since. Since returning to Australia in 1997 Justin and Kat each built stellar research careers in their own right. Working together at the University of NSW they gained a reputation as a scientific power-couple, underpinning the university's growing reputation as a centre of materials science, biosensing and advanced microscopy. Over two decades, Justin earned three Eureka Prizes, a fellowship to the Australian Academy of Science, over 30,000 citations to his published works, and has seen aspects of his research translated into spinout companies including Inventia Life Science and AgaMatrix.  But recently - Justin has had cause to think deeply about his life and love within the halls of science, and he joins us today to share a personal journey that is reshaping his perspective on his own scientific legacy.   GUEST : Prof. Justin Gooding CENTRE FOR NANO-MEDICINE LIFE SCIENCES HEALTH SERVICES Beyond Blue - - 13 11 14 -  - LABS :  : Dr. Leo Stevens  : Purple Planet Music by Dr. Nat Harris