Ian Kiernan – Change Master

We must be the change we want to see in the world
–Gandhi
Ordinary people need to lead and not sit there and think that governments are going to spoonfeed them and look after them and look after the country, because they won’t.
–Ian Kiernan[1]

Ian Kiernan
If there is one person who epitomises the maxim “change yourself, change others, change the world”, it is Ian Kiernan, AO – Chairman, Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World.
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Barry Marshall – Change Master

This is a condensed version of an essay on how Dr Barry Marshall went about changing the views of the medical fraternity as to the real cause of stomach ulcers.

The unabridged essay, Warren and Marshall – Changemakers, can be downloaded here.

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The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
– Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian

When trainee specialist Dr Barry Marshall first met with Dr J. Robin Warren, a staff pathologist at the Royal Perth Hospital, he had no idea that their collaboration and dogged persistence would eventually change a core belief of the medical profession and save half-a-million lives a year – each year, for ever – and for him to become a Nobel laureate.

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George Mottershead – Change Master

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Chester Zoo in the north of England is recognised as one of the leading zoos in the world. Home to 12,000 animals set in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens, it hosts 1.6 million visitors each year. For more than 80 years, Chester Zoo has been dedicated to protecting biodiversity and saving species from extinction. The only reason it exists is the vision and dedication of one man: George Saul Mottershead. How did it all come about?

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