Quote: “I am honoured to receive this scholarship from the Forrest Research Foundation and I can’t wait to further progress my research while working with the Theoretical Physics Group, a group that holds a very esteemed reputation in the industry. My PhD will focus on molecular collisions which are fundamental processes that play a major role in a diverse range of fields including energy production, medicine and astrophysics.”
Jincheng Wang – Edith Cowan University
Jincheng Wang from China, will be researching how to easily and cheaply remove industrial contaminants from wastewater.
Quote: “The Forrest Research Foundation is a centre for top researchers and scholars that focuses on driving world-class research and innovation in Western Australia. The Forrest Scholarship offers a stimulating, inspiring and unique experience that encourages each Forrest Scholar to make positive change to the world.” 2018 FORREST RESEARCH FOUNDATION FELLOW
Philipp Bayer - UWA
Philipp completed his undergraduate studies in biology at the University of Munster before coming to Australia to undertake a Masters of Information Technology at Bond University and a PhD in Applied Bioinformatics at the University of Queensland. At UWA he is based in the Bioinformatics group in the School of Biological Sciences where he is using computational methods to better understand the genetics of wheat in order to find drought and salt resistant genes in ancient wheat varieties.
Quote: “The Forrest Fellowship will give me the freedom to pursue my goals. What interests me especially is the mentoring aspect. I have always loved to share my knowledge and I believe knowledge that is not shared is lost. The Forrest Fellowship will put me into a position where I can continue to share my knowledge and experience.”
2017 FORREST RESEARCH FOUNDATION SCHOLAR (COMMENCED LATE 2017)
Manou Rosenberg – UWA
Manou from Germany, will be studying renewable energy and power supply infrastructure and how to improve its effectiveness.
Quote: “By becoming a Forrest Research Foundation scholar I will be connected to young, great researchers in different fields of study. This will create an inspiring environment and give me the opportunity to generate and exchange innovative ideas.”
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