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How vegetables and diversity inspired a revolution in health care

As a young girl in India, Madhu Bhaskaran was encouraged to do well in maths by her grandmother, who cooked her the vegetable okra before every maths exam, “to sharpen her brain.” “This was coming from someone who was not educated beyond year eight,” says Madhu, who is now a Professor of Electronic Engineering at […]


Academy award to top RMIT researcher

RMIT’s Professor Madhu Bhaskaran has been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science for her outstanding contribution to science, with a prestigious honorific award. Bhaskaran was awarded the Frederick White Medal for early career researchers and is one 18 current and future science superstars to receive a 2020 honorific award. As co-leader of the Functional Materials […]