An internationally recognised leader in her field, Dr Maggie Hardy is an
expert known for her contributions to insecticide toxicology and evidence-based
policy. Her work focuses on the discovery, characterisation, and
commercialisation of novel chemistries from the venom of Australian spiders, and
her research is applied across a number of sectors, including drug discovery and
delivery, public health, agriculture, biosecurity, export, and agribusiness.
Maggie is an advocate for equity and diversity in higher education, and also
provides digital communication training for research scientists and