Prof Emma Johnston AO


Prof Emma Johnston is the Dean of Science at the University of New South
Wales. She is an authority in marine ecology and a former Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at UNSW. She is Head of the Applied Marine and Estuarine Ecology Lab at UNSW and has led major projects for industry, government, the Australian Research Council and the Australian Antarctic Science Program. As President of Science and Technology Australia (STA), Prof Johnston is a national representative for the STEM sector and a passionate advocate for diversity in STEM. Prof Johnston is also a professional science communicator who presents for BBC/Foxtel and ABC television.

BSc(Hons), PhD Marine Ecology (Melb)