You are invited to attend What it means to be an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Academic in 2022 – A Mini-Seminar and Q&A Sessionwhere two of UQ's Indigenous academics will discuss their experiences of being Aboriginal academics. We seek to foster a shared understanding about the unique challenges and opportunities that exist for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in higher education and research today.  


  • Dr Jeremy Tarry (Lecturer in Chemistry, Faculty of Science)
  • Professor Maree Toombs (Associate Dean (Indigenous Engagement), Faculty of Medicine)
If you are interested in learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the sciences and academia, then please come along. Questions submitted ahead of time for the Q&A session are particularly welcome – please send questions to
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and their custodianship of the lands on which UQ operates.
We pay our respects to their Ancestors and their descendants, who continue cultural and spiritual connections to Country. We recognise their valuable contributions to Australian and global society.




About School research seminars

Seminars cover all aspects of chemistry and molecular biosciences and are delivered by visiting national and international academics. PhD completion seminars are also incorporated into the program.

Seminars are usually held in person and via zoom. All are welcome to attend.  



Andrew N. Liveris Building