Charlie Perkins Scholar, exploring Systems Biology
A descendent of the Kamilaroi people, Jarad Field completed Honours in Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney, after completing Bachelor of Advanced Mathematics in 2013 with a minor in French literature.
In 2014 he was selected to attend the Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour and was subsequently awarded the 2015 Charlie Perkins Scholarship.
Other prizes include the Nakata Brophy Prize for poetry which recognizes the talent of young Indigenous writers across Australia. Also while on sabbatical he worked as a researcher at the George Institute for Global Health.
Jared is currently undertaking the Doctoral program in Systems Biology at Balliol College, Oxford.