Lydia has completed four years of her Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at Monash University. This year she will be undertaking a BMedSc(Hons) at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics under the supervision of Prof Dominic Wilkinson (Oxford) and A/Prof Catherine Mills (Monash). Her research focuses on ethical decisions about medical treatment at the borderline of viability in the light of current and future technologies. As well as reproductive and neonatal ethics, Lydia is interested in women's and children's health more broadly. She one day hopes to work as a doctor in this field.