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Articles for February, 2017

Technology students gain valuable insight from industry professionals

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Junior and senior technology students have had the opportunity to listen to and question visiting industry professionals during the past two weeks. The lecture series is designed to stimulate authentic learning connections with their present studies.

The Power of Kindness

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Woolcock Head of House, Mrs Violet Ross discusses some surprising benefits of ‘being kind’, including that it may help us to live longer, healthier lives.

Statistics and heuristics

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Director of Mathematics, Dr Peter Jenkins discusses the hidden psychological biases that lead our statistical intuition astray.

Past student paves the way in Australian scientific research and development

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017, we spoke with past student Dr Alison Todd (1974), founder of global molecular diagnostics company, SpeeDx Pty Ltd, about her successful career in scientific research and development.

Grammar Women among Top 100 Future Leaders of Australia

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Past students Ms Chelsea Edmonds (2011) and Ms Gillian Angliss (2012) have been named as Top 100 Future Leaders of Australia in a Competition run by GradConnection and Fusion Graduate Consultancy.

I dare you…

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Ms Sarah Boyle encourages the girls at Brisbane Girls Grammar School to dare themselves, have courage and develop resilience in all aspects of their life in 2017.

Leading the way in Neuroscience

Friday, February 10th, 2017

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017, we spoke with past student Ms Laura Fenlon (2007) about her exciting research in neuroscience, her days at Girls Grammar and her advice for Grammar girls keen to pursue a career in science.