Claire Yung


In her words:

Being a finalist in the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards has been inspirational in encouraging me to seek a career in science, the whole atmosphere of young, aspiring scientists was incredible to be a part of.

Claire Yung

ACT Heptathlete, Claire combined her passion for long jump with her passion for science for her research project. She investigated how sand behaves when someone lands in a long jump pit and how this affects measurement accuracy in determining the distance of the jump.

Claire is currently in Year 10 at Lyneham High School and hopes to pursue a career in science.