Dr Nisharnthi Duggan

Comms and Engagement Officer

The University of Sydney

Nisha is the Communications and Engagement Officer based at The University of Sydney. Nisha will support the Outreach Executive Committee to promote the Centre through a comprehensive communication and engagement program. 

Nisha completed a PhD in chemistry and chemical biology with a particular focus on the development of bioactive peptides to treat cardiovascular diseases. Throughout her PhD, Nisha developed a keen interest in science communication and was involved in a range of competitions and outreach initiatives. Nisha has now fully transitioned from research into science communication and will bring her specific expertise in peptide and protein science into her communications role within the Centre. 

Outside of science, Nisha enjoys playing AFL and swimming.