Baby black holes and equity, inclusion and opportunity for all with PhD student Kat Ross from Curtin University
The webinar STEM careers with Kat Ross was recorded on 30 March 2022 and is now available to view anytime via a YouTube recording. A link to the webinar recording will be sent after you book your place. Most suitable for learners in Years 5 to 10.
Join us as we engage with one of Australia’s dynamic equity champions, PhD candidate, Kat Ross from WA. Kat is studying baby black holes, galaxy evolution and the history of the Universe at Curtin University. She has had a long association with astronomy and was a Sydney Observatory Astronomy Ambassador.
Kat is a strong advocate for the importance of gender equity and encouraging girls to study and work in science. She is the founder of the movement @includeher_stem and leads a campaign to increase the representation of #WomenInSTEM .
During this webinar Kat will explored the stories of some famous women in science, including those from our very own Sydney Observatory.
This is an edited recording of an interview on Thursday 30 March 2022 from the Powerhouse Museum.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: The Powerhouse Museum
Kat Ross is a Ph.D. candidate at Curtin University studying baby black holes, galaxy evolution and the history of our Universe. Kat has a background in optical interferometry of red giant stars, dark matter content of galaxies, science communication and physics education research.
She is an active campaigner for Women in STEM and started the #IncludeHer movement to correct Australian high school courses to include a more diverse representation of scientists. She is a recent Astronomy Ambassador for Sydney Observatory and was a casual night guide before moving to Western Australia.