Lyn Beazley has dedicated over 30 years to neuroscience, researching recovery from brain injury and changing clinical practice in the treatment of premature infants. From 2006 to 2013 she was Western Australia’s Chief Scientist, advising governments on science, innovation and technology. She remains an advocate for science nationally, promoting opportunities for women in STEM and enabling all Australians to get involved in science. Lyn was WA Australian of the Year in 2015.
The Royal Institution of Australia is an independent charity, and the sister organisation of the prestigious Royal Institution of Great Britain, tasked with promoting public awareness and understanding of science.
The Royal Institution of Australia is passionate about building and connecting communities engaged with science, and as such works closely with scientific organisations, institutions, universities from Australia, and leaders to inspire the next generation of innovators and to create a lasting legacy for Australia.