Dr Sally Turner

Sally Turner BSc (Biomed) (Hons) PhD (Microbiol) graduated from Kurnai in 1994 and went on to become a research scientist and lecturer. She has travelled to conferences and seminars in Europe, the US and around Australia, presenting her research on infectious diseases. Now Dr Turner is pursuing a musical career and guest lectures at a number of Melbourne Universities. Reflecting back on her six years at Kurnai, she stated she loved the encouraging teachers who cared and supported her learning and she wishes that she had the opportunity to study more Arts, music and drama at school. Her advice for students today is to “look beyond the Valley for what the world can offer you in your future and don’t forget to take a jacket”.