• Jesseka Chadderton

    Jess is a 3rd year PhD student in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Doherty Institute. She's been fascinated by the complexity and importance of the immune system since learning about it in high school and her PhD focuses on killer T cells - a type of white blood cell. She also loves teaching, playing ultimate frisbee and working as a barista when she has the time!

  1. Put your money where your data is – the science behind effective giving

    When was the last time someone knocked on your door asking you to sign up to donate monthly to a charity? Or someone stopped you on …


  2. The slippery slope of global oil supplies

    Imagine one day you woke up and suddenly aeroplanes were grounded, cars were stalled and plastic no longer existed. How would the world continue to function …


  3. Rethinking the science of happiness

    Do you want to be happy? I know I do… I’m sure you’re all too familiar with the short term effects of pleasurable activities such as …


  4. Vitamins: friend, foe or fable?

    ‘You’re looking sickly, you need some sunshine!’, ‘Eat some oranges, that will hold off the cold.’ We’ve all heard it before and although these ideas might …