GSAL Black History Month Essay Competition 2022

The recently held Black History Month Essay Competition received a number of excellent student entries, all of which are shared below. The purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think critically and communicate clearly about any aspect of black history specific to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The … Continue reading GSAL Black History Month Essay Competition 2022

Valerie L. Thomas – Trailblazer, Inventor and Ambassador

Lily A - Year 12 Student Effortlessly surfing the Internet and casually downloading web images, we rarely pause to think how all of the daily actions we so easily take for granted in our lives were actually made possible. Have you ever wondered how a hologram works? How detailed satellite images allow us to navigate … Continue reading Valerie L. Thomas – Trailblazer, Inventor and Ambassador

Frederick McKinley Jones: successful inventor and entrepreneur

Thehara D - Year 12 Student Editor’s note: This short essay was was entered into the GSAL Black History Month Essay Competition 2022. The purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think critically and communicate clearly about any aspect of black history specific to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics … Continue reading Frederick McKinley Jones: successful inventor and entrepreneur

Dr. Jane Wright: Cancer Pioneer

Anushree J - Year 12 Student Editor's note: This short essay was was entered into the GSAL Black History Month Essay Competition 2022. The purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think critically and communicate clearly about any aspect of black history specific to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering … Continue reading Dr. Jane Wright: Cancer Pioneer

Dr Jane C Wright: The Pioneer of Cancer research

Heather C - Year 12 Student Editor's note: This short essay was was entered into the GSAL Black History Month Essay Competition 2022. The purpose of the competition was to encourage students to undertake independent research, think critically and communicate clearly about any aspect of black history specific to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering … Continue reading Dr Jane C Wright: The Pioneer of Cancer research