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22 March 2023 Statement

Today, the Australian Government announced the appointment of Professor Alex Brown as a member of the CSIRO Board, for a term of five years.

An internationally recognised clinician and researcher with a background in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Professor Brown is the Professor of Indigenous Genomics at the Telethon Kids Institute and the Australian National University.

A proud member of the Yuin nation, Professor Brown is the first Indigenous scientist appointed to the CSIRO Board, bringing a wealth of experience understanding and overcoming health inequalities and bridging connections across science ecosystems.

You can read more about the appointment in Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic’s media release: Professor Alex Brown appointed to CSIRO Board PDF (104 KB)



Professor Alex Brown ©  Ben McPherson

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