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Laura Poole-Warren

Professor, UNSW

My PhD is in Biomedical Engineering and my specialisation is in biomaterials and tissue engineering. I was Dean of Graduate Research between 2010 and 2018 and Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training from 2012 to 2018 at UNSW Sydney. In these roles I had responsibility for strategy and policy relating to graduate research, early career researchers and researcher development. I also had executive responsibility for the Graduate Research School and the Researcher Development Unit. My current role is as Professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at UNSW.


  • 2019–present
    Professor, UNSW Sydney
  • 2010–2018
    Dear of Graduate Research, UNSW Sydney
  • 2012–2018
    Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training, UNSW Sydney


  • 1990 
    UNSW Australia, PhD


Member of the General Division, The Order of Australia