I've always had a love and fascination for nature. Growing up in Western Australia, only one street back from the ocean it makes sense that I chose a career in Marine Science. I completed a Bachelor of Science with honours at Curtin University researching the effects of climate change on reef fish. Following my studies, I have been fortunate to carry on working in the field of marine science across a variety of areas (including fish ecology, behavioural ecology and climate change). I am currently completing my PhD at the National Marine Science Centre in Coffs Harbour.