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Chemistry For Life Podcast

Chemistry For Life - podcast series

Chemistry Australia has developed a new podcast series called Chemistry For Life, hosted by Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read.



The inaugural Chemistry For Life podcast series highlights the essential role of chemistry through interviews and discussions with experts and leaders from across the chemistry industry.  It will also examine topical news and issues relevant to the sector.

Episode Four - Plastics and Sustainability

Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read, Chemistry Australia’s Director of Strategy, Energy and Research Peter Bury and Plastics Stewardship Australia Chair Robert Moran respond to common questions about plastics and sustainability ahead of the National Plastics Summit on 2 March at Parliament House in Canberra

Episode Three -  Gas-based Manufacturing and the Economy

Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read talks to Jerome Fahrer, Director at Acil Allen Consulting, about its new report on the economic contribution of the Australian chemistry sector.  Samantha and Jerome discuss key highlights of the report titled Chemical Industry Economic Contribution Analysis, including the vast economic benefits of gas-based manufacturing in Australia.

Episode Two - Chemistry and Innovation

In Episode Two, the Chemistry For Life podcast explores future trends in the chemistry sector in the Asia Pacific region with Chemistry Australia Chair David Hawkins and BASF President of AS - South & East Asia, ASEAN and ANZ Dr Ram Dhruva, who Samantha caught up with during Dr Dhruva's recent visit to Australia.  

Episode One - The Social Licence of Chemistry

In the first-ever episode of Chemistry For Life, Samantha meets up with new Chemistry Australia Chair, Chairman and Managing Director of BASF Australia and New Zealand, David Hawkins to discuss a range of topics relating to our sector’s social licence; including diversity in the workplace, the increasing focus on sustainability and the resulting opportunities for the chemistry industry.



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