National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology
FSANZ Regulatory Science Strategy
Presenter: Katinka Mitchell, Strategic Science, Chemical Safety and Nutrition Science, FSANZ
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the public, and to encourage younger people to be fascinated by the world we live in.
National Science Week is an opportunity for everyone to talk science, see science and do science.
Date: Friday 21st August
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm (AEST)
About the Speaker:
Katinka holds a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics and has worked within the Science and Risk Assessment Branch at Food Standards Australia New Zealand since 2007. She has worked across several areas including food composition and maximum residue limits, and since 2015 has worked in the area of Strategic Science within the Chemical Safety and Nutrition Science section.
Katinka had oversight of the development of the FSANZ Regulatory Science Strategy 2019 – 23 and manages numerous ongoing activities under the strategy including the fellows program. She is now working to implement deliverables under each strategic objective of the strategy including linking with key contributors such as academia and industry and around science communication.
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