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ACCELERATE 11 Kyle Morrison

Kyle Morrison

Theatre, WA

Kyle Morrison is a Noongar man with family ties in the Mid-West, South-West and Goldfields regions. Kyle is Artistic Director and CEO of Australia’s leading Indigenous theatre company, Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, and is also one of Australia’s leading Aboriginal performers with extensive theatre and screen credits. In the UK, Kyle met National Theatre Wales’ Executive Director, Lucy Davies, and Artistic Director, John McGrath, among others.

 

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Andrew Coats

Professor Andrew Coats

Academic Vice-President (Monash-Warwick Alliance), University of Warwick, UK

Andrew J. Stewart Coats is the inaugural Joint Academic Vice-President of Monash University, Australia and the University of Warwick, UK and Director of the Monash-Warwick Alliance, a unique global alliance of two world-leading Universities. Andrew  worked at Imperial College, as Dean and DVC at Sydney and as CEO of Norwich Research Park. Andrew has a MBA from London Business School, and has multiple patents and co-founded PsiOxus therapeutics (formerly Myotec), an Oxford-based biotech.

Tim Brennan

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) PhD student, University of Qld

“A fuel for the future”

Dr Tim Brennan holds a PhD from the University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN). Tim's PhD research saw him working with colleagues using sources such as sucrose from sugarcane to make renewable jet fuel. 

 
ACCELERATE 11 Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O’Brien

Architecture, Qld

Kevin O’Brien is a descendent of the Meriam Mir and Kaurereg peoples of the Torres Strait Islands. Kevin is an architect, who in 2006 established Kevin O’Brien Architects, and in 2009 was appointed an Adjunct Professor at the Queensland University of Technology. In the UK, Kevin met with Sarah Ichioka, Director of Architecture Foundation, a leading London organisation for promoting contemporary architecture and issues of the urban environment.

Krishneel Singh

University of Technology

From belly to bone

Australia has an aging society and bone fractures and fragility place the elderly community at risk due to their decreased metabolism and healing rate. The ‘gold standard’ of utilising permanent metallic implants further implicates this issue. Krishneel’s research provides an alternative to metallic implants by using a biodegradable implant seeded with a patient’s stem cells to regenerate their bone fractures.

ACCELERATE 11 Marilyn Miller

Marilyn Miller

Dance, Qld

Marilyn Miller is of the Kukuyalanji/Wanyi peoples of Queensland. Marilyn was the sole female co-founder, Dancer/Choreographer of Australia's first Indigenous mainstream Company, Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre and she is currently Creative Producer of Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival 2013. In the UK, Marilyn was introduced to a number of administrators from major UK contemporary dance companies, including Farooq Chaudhry of Akram Khan Dance.

 

Prue Cormie

Senior Research Fellow, Edith Cowan University

“Tackling sexual dysfunction after prostate cancer with exercise”

Dr Prue Cormie is a Senior Research Fellow at Edith Cowan University who currently holds a competitively funded research fellowship from the Cancer Council of Western Australia. As an exercise physiologist Prue’s research and clinical work focuses on the use of exercise as a medicine to counteract the adverse side effects of prostate cancer treatment with a particular focus on managing sexual dysfunction.