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Two men wearing masks talk to each in a street in Cambodia.

20 May 2024

Beyond the classroom: how field epidemiologists are trained

How do epidemiologists keep people from getting sick, and how is this crucial workforce trained?

John Curtin School of Medical Research Director Elizabeth Gardiner poses for photographs at ANU in Canberra.

28 Feb 2024

Ready for the challenge: New Director's ambition still burns

“Researchers are great people, but they live and survive in a tough environment," Professor Gardiner said.

Sai Campbell has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

13 Dec 2022

Sai Campbell awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Receiving a scholarship to attend ANU was life-changing for Sai Campbell.

The Cancer Genetics Group at JCSMR in 1998. June Hornby, Natasha Tetlow, Maija Kohonen-Corish and Robyn Otway.

24 Jun 2022

From Helsinki to Australia’s national university

Starting my PhD at ANU was life-changing for me.

23 Dec 2021

Garang Dut’s journey from a refugee camp to health policy expert

Dr Garang Dut understands better than most the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on Australia’s refugee community.  

Dr Nikolay Shirokikh

28 Sep 2020

Building a research career: it’s just like summiting Everest

Dr Shirokikh, a researcher at the ANU John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR), has spent his career talking to cells about how their genes are translated into proteins with the help of a molecule called RNA.

Dr Ellie Paige

28 Sep 2020

Dr Ellie Paige: the life-changing decisions shaping a research career in population health

Dr Ellie Paige was always interested in science. From a young age, she would confidently tell people she would be a biomedical scientist when she grew up.

26 May 2020

Isolation salvation

We reached out to our science, health and medicine community to find out what helped them survive isolation.

9 Dec 2019

Building a healthier future for Asia and the Pacific

Health outcomes in Asia and the Pacific have improved dramatically in the past 50 years, but Dr Patrick Osewe warns that now is not the time for complacency.

23 Sep 2019

Aah, the memories: looking back on an inspiring career in psychology

Where once we might have understood memory to be like a recording device, Professor Loftus has demonstrated that memory is more like a Wikipedia page.