SciWorld’s first Life Member Barbara Hardy AO.

Barbara Hardy AO is SciWorld’s founding Patron and one of the nation’s leading advocates for the benefits of ‘hands-on’ science. With a degree in Earth Sciences from Flinders University and a passion for the environment, Barbara has applied her ‘patience, persistence and perspiration’ to many organisations and issues, including the Conservation Council of SA, the Australian Heritage Commission, Landcare, Nature Foundation SA, The Investigator Science and Technology Centre and SciWorld