National Science Week is delivered in WA under the Inspiring Australia program, by a consortium of STEM-focused WA-based organisations, called the West Australian Coordinating Committee (WACC).
Meet The WACC!
Representing: Murdoch University
Dr Keal Byrne is a physicist and science educator, with a particular passion for the science of light.
Keal graduated from UWA in 2009 with a BSc(Hons)\BA in physics and philosophy, and in 2014 completed his PhD on the colour-changing properties of pink diamonds. During his career, Keal has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Smithsonian Institution and has designed innovative educational programs for university students here in Perth. He is currently a member of Murdoch University’s Outreach team, where he leads science education and engagement initiatives for school audiences.