Bond University Women Network - Research Breakfast

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Women in Research Breakfast
The Bond University Women’s Network breakfast seminar will showcase researchers at different stages of their research career, highlighting the impact their research has on the community.

Speakers include:

Larissa Rose
Women in Business Awards Winner 2019, Gold Coast Women of the Year 2020 Winner - Mentors Category

Larissa has extensively advocated and engaged government, regional and rural communities, teaching at schools on the economic, social, health and environmental benefits of renewable fuels, lecturing at Bond University to drive the Climate Change & Environmental Management curriculum, integrating and developing academia and industry stakeholder. She has led environmental education programs in Queensland schools, devised sustainability plans and environmental auditing for schools and companies nationally. Larissa teaches at Bond University to drive the Climate Change & Environmental Management curriculum, integrating and developing academic and industry stakeholder engagement.

Her pivotal role in the lobbying for the Queensland Governments current Biofuels Mandate Act, saw her working alongside key political positions to successfully deliver the State of Queensland, Australia a policy-based approach for biofuels.

Larissa has represented Australia speaking on numerous global conference stages in the USA, Canada, Korea, Germany and United Nations level, through to significant domestic speaking roles in Australia within her respective knowledge themes. Evidently she is committed to delivering outcomes for industry and offers her drive to succeed, her practical and theoretical knowledge and experience to her belief of 'building the leaders of the future' seeing her mentor over 18 students the last 3 years.

Dr Collette Southam
Associate Professor of Finance, Bond Business School

Collette teaches International Finance, International Financial Management and Mergers, and Acquisitions in the Bond Business School. Prior to becoming an academic, Colette worked as a geneticist working with academia, the biotechnology industry, and Health Canada to develop gene probes to detect food pathogens.

Collette's primary research focus is international and corporate finance. She studies the market segmentation and its mitigation by cross-listing, and strives to provide insight into executive compensation practices. Colette has completed several market-based projects involving initial public offerings and has ongoing research on global diversification. She has co-authored two articles about real options and is working with an interdisciplinary team to develop a real options valuation model for carbon sequestration and has begun applying her finance expertise to sustainability research. Colette has published in top tier academic journals including the Journal of International Business Studies and the Journal of World Business, but chooses projects that will also have high impact on business.

Dr Rae Thomas
Associate Professor, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice

Rae has been a Psychologist with over 20 years' experience providing psychological interventions for children and families. She is particularly interested in developing, implementing and evaluating randomised controlled trials, exploring processes and embedding public preferences in health decision making, and translating evidence to practice and policy. Rae has taught evidence-based practice to students and health practitioners, conducted systematic reviews, used randomised controlled experimental designs, and explored innovative methodologies to facilitate public deliberation in health policy decision making.

Her research themes include: - Improving evidence-based decision making in clinical practice.- Using community engagement in health policy decision-making. - Working with the public to better facilitate and understand the evidence-based practice.

There will be a Q&A opportunity for the audience.

Bond University Women’s Network
BUWN seeks to be an inclusive network of women, and those who value women, from the Bond community. Their mission sets out the intent to support and assist Bond women with their own development, as well as providing a forum to promote all causes for the betterment of women and families. BUWN endeavours to support and inspire each other by sharing our journeys, education, and experiences.

Additional information

MC : Professor Keitha Dunston

Speakers: Larissa Rose, Collete Southam and Rae Thom
85 delegates
19 remote
Period21 Oct 2020
Event typeSeminar
Degree of RecognitionLocal