Matthew B Thompson

ATSE Young Science Ambassador, Heron Island

As part of the brief to share my passion for science with young people as an ATSE Young Science Ambassador, I travelled to UQ’s Research Centre on Heron Island. I spent a week teaching and giving talks about fingerprints, tricks of the mind, and careers in science. Click for more.

My favourite piece of feedback:

“I wish I was doing something cool like you when I leave high school, but I have to carry on the family business,” a student said.
“And what’s the family business?” I said.
“Sky diving,” he said, with not a trace of insincerity!