Supporting Early Career Researchers and academic careers

  • Melanie Zeppel (Participant)

Impact: Society impacts

Description of impact

Dr Zeppel is passionate about supporting early career researchers and those interested in maths careers, presenting to high school and primary schools (20012-present), as well as university open days. She has participated in numerous “Women in STEMM” events, including the Wikipedia edit-a-thon where she created Wikipedia pages, which received media attention from the ABC. Evidence of the impact of her outreach for STEMM careers can be seen by the 6500+ views of webpages Zeppel has created.Link to wikipedia pages created here: scientists she has created wikipedia pages for have received more than 6,400 views, for less than half the scientists she has created pages for. Link to wikipedia view numbers.|Anushka_Patel|Jennifer_Byrne_(research_scientist)|Katherine_Samaras|Muireann_Irish|Kirsten_Banks|Karlie_Noon|Daniela_Stock|Renae_Ryan|Amanda_McKenzie|
Impact dateJul 2019Oct 2019
Category of impactSociety impacts
Impact levelEngagement