Dr Kathryn White, Program Director Junior Science Olympiad
Kathryn is a Science teacher in Canberra. She was a bronze medallist at the 1993 International Chemistry Olympiad and a staff member for the Australian Chemistry Olympiad for several years following.
She has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Sydney and subsequently worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Physics at the University of Edinburgh.
Having made the change from research to education, she achieved national certification as a highly accomplished teacher in 2015. She taught as part of the ANU Extension program from 2011-2020, and is a former deputy director of ASI’s Curious Minds program.
My favourite science movie: “The Martian: sometimes we all just have to science the **** out of it…”.