Rejections may be hard to take, but they’re not hard to come by. Associate Professor in the School of Education Nick Hopwood explains why he’s plastering his own academic rejection letters across his office door and turning his ‘failures’ into inspiration.
He spends his time researching Sydney’s most-feared arachnid. She studies ants whose sting will leave you writhing in pain for 48 hours. Together they’re hoping to create the next-generation of insecticides.