Professor Oula Ghannoum

Celebrating our People

Professor Oula Ghannoum shares her life journey on Zoom
Monday 8th April at 7.30pm

You are invited to a Zoom Meeting to hear Professor Oula Ghannoum share her journey from Lebanon to Australia and beyond, including her recent work with the youth from Western Sydney.

Oula holds a BSC (Honours) in Plant Biochemistry from the University of New South Wales, and a PhD in Plant Physiology from WSU. She was awarded the prestigious ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Australian National University (Canberra), before returning to WSU in 2009. Oula’s research career addresses the challenges of ‘Food Security’ and ‘Climate Change’.

She was a Node Leader within the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis (2004-2020).

Oula Ghannoum is currently the Professor of Plant Science at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) and Discipline Lead for Biological Sciences at Western Sydney University (WSU).

Oula has won more than $20M in research funding and has published more than 100 scientific articles. She has also presented her work at numerous national and international conferences.

In addition to her academic endeavours, Oula is passionate about creative writing and stroytelling and is involved in a multi-media project exploring various aspects of Arab migration to Australia.

Please Register below and a Zoom link will be sent to you within 24 hours of the event.

After the presentation a NSW ALHS branch meeting will be held to discuss future projects including the ‘Canterbury Oral History’ Project. NSW Members are encouraged to join the meeting, we value your support and feedback.

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Apr 08 2024


7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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