CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched the nation’s first accredited surgical face mask testing facility in Melbourne today, to help frontline health workers in the fight against COVID-19, while supporting Australian business.
From making masks to modelling spread and measuring mental health, Australian universities COVID-19 response goes far beyond vaccines.
From masks to face shields, online learning to mental health evaluation, Australian university science is stepping up to the broad range of challenges COVID-19 has presented.
The rapid response to COVID-19 by the Australia’s university science sector helped avert an early disaster.
The expertise embedded in Australian university science ranges from complex modelling to trailblazing in genomic mapping, protein chemistry, bioinformatics and epidemiology.
Professor John Shine AC FRS PresAA on the proud history of university science helping us to understand, protect against, and prevent many infectious diseases, from influenza to the viruses that cause some cancers.
Digital health, improved data integration and innovative manufacturing are making Australians healthier.
Flooding the night with light affects the human production of melatonin – a hormone that helps regulate sleep.
Shift work and irregular rostered hours can worsen workers’ health, safety and productivity.
The Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC will wrap up in 2019 and has achieved demonstrable health benefits over its 5 year lifetime.
Experts at the CRC for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) are collaborating with institutions and industry to potentially help millions of people improve their sleep health.
ANU and Monash University researchers have answered one of the most long-standing questions about the immune system.
An advanced medical imaging technique is being prepared for clinical application by ANSTO to improve breast cancer detection and diagnosis.
New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.
Research trials begin for assistive technology to improve Parkinson’s health outcomes.
Data is the force behind an extraordinary drive in health innovation — and a range of CRCs are joining this digital health transformation.
The CRC for Mental Health has developed a support group program for PhD students.
Regenerative medicine is on the rise but time and money is a limiting factor.
The road from great science to commercial victory can be treacherous. Bianca Nogrady investigates how three CRCs negotiated potential ‘valleys of death’ to reach market success.
The Lowitja health institution is working towards providing health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnoea, are often under diagnosed but the Alertness CRC is finding new ways to recognise and treat them.
The 2018 World Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from April 20-24th where thousands will gather to discuss current advancements in medicine.
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