Young researchers present on the global stage (Part 15)

In this fifteenth edition of the researcher series, three rising stars, competing for Sparrho’s Early Career Researcher Prize, tell us about their work and why they chose to become scientists.

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Mar 23, 2018 · 8 min read

Vivian Mendez

Research Fellow, Macquarie University, Australia

#pestcontrol #biology #environment

“Sterile insect technique offers an environmentally and economically sustainable solution for some major insect pests.”

“I feel a great sense of achievement when findings of our research are used in decision-making processes by the Australian government.”

Akhilesh Kumar Patel

PhD student at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

#magnetic #cooling #engineering

“My research would be a worthy contribution to the world of ‘next generation’ magnetic-refrigerators.”

“It should be young students’ objective to interact with experts, question boldly and learn as much as they can.”

Nosaibeh Nosrati Ghods

PhD student, University of Cape Town

#renewables #bioethanol #fossilfuels

“Bioethanol — which is renewable energy — would cut carbon emissions greatly and drastically reduce air pollution, global warming, and smog.”

“I have no doubt that educated and knowledgeable people are more productive and beneficial for the world.”

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