Plant scientist Oula Ghannoum

Plant physiologist Associate Professor Oula Ghannoum is working on solutions to problems of climate change and food security. Her research aims at discovering ways of enhancing photosynthesis and optimising protected cropping.

As well as explaining her research interests, Oula shares personal and vocational experiences such as migrating to Australia from war-torn Lebanon and how being vision-impaired informed some aspects of her career choices.

You can hear an extended version of the conversation at the Wide Open Air Exchange podcast page

Oula Ghannoum is with the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment and is Discipline Lead in Biological Sciences at Western Sydney University. Oula is also an Associate Editor of the Oxford University Press journal Annals of Botany and an Associate Editor of the CSIRO journal Functional Plant Biology.

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