2016 Engineering Scholar
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Liz Killen has been awarded the 2016 Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Engineering for her outstanding academic record, including the receipt of the 2012 University Medal for the best performance in her Chemical Engineering undergraduate degree and thesis, along with her contribution to community.
Liz’s outreach and community engagement in activities include participation in Scientists in Schools and the Aspire Ambassador programs, aimed at inspiring students to take up STEM subjects in High School and University along with other philanthropic endeavours such as acting as a Relay for Life team leader in 2013 and 2015 raising money for the Cancer Council Australia.
Liz will complete a Master of Science Communication at the Imperial College London.