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27th of November 2020
Sarah Pearce elected as FTSE
Sarah Pearce, Deputy Director of CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. The citation reads "Dr Sarah Pearce is an astronomer and space technologist who is helping deepen humanity's understanding of the universe. The cross-disciplinary trailblazer leads CSIRO's new space program and has contributed her expertise to computing for the Large Hadron Collider. Dr Pearce has a leading role in Australia in the creation of the Square Kilometre Array – the world's largest radio telescope – and was our science representative on the four-part team who negotiated this historic international collaboration. She has played a vital role in establishing the Australian Space Agency and is a passionate advocate for the Australian space industry. Strongly committed to diversity, Dr Pearce is a committed campaigner for women in STEM."

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