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2 Jan 2018

Meet the ANU chemist fighting on the frontline of antibiotic resistance

In 2015, the World Health Organization put out a call to action on antibiotic resistance, so Dr Lara Malins got to work.

20 Oct 2017

Putting cancer on trial

Dr Aude Fahrer's 'wake-up call' to the immune system could fight many types of cancer.

10 Aug 2017

A study of the human heart

Walking along the shelves, Professor Jane Dahlstrom indicates a spleen, preserved in fluid and encased in perspex, and says, “Yes, I remember that patient.”

10 May 2017

When neurons go wrong

Dr Nathalie Dehorter is finding ways to fix neuronal impairment, a common problem in development disorders like Parkinson's Disease and autism.

26 Oct 2016

Tony Ayers Prize awarded to Professor Robyn Lucas

Professor Robyn Lucas has been awarded the 2016 John James Foundation Tony Ayers Prize for Excellence in Translational Medicine.

24 Sep 2016

Prejudice: My brain made me do it?

An experiment using artificial intelligence has allowed social psychologists to uncover the all-too-human side of a racist robot.

19 Mar 2016

Child's play changing lives

It's hard to imagine that anyone could have difficulty reading the emotions behind these dolls' faces.

19 Mar 2016

The doctor you won't forget

When patients meet Professor Mitchell, it's “probably at one of the worst times in their lives.”

13 Nov 2015

Hearing the voiceless

For most people, working as a doctor in humanitarian crises would be enough. But Dr Kamalini Lokuge wanted to do more.

4 Jul 2014

Awakening the social identity

For Professor Michael Platow, teaching is a craft that entails cycles of evaluation, innovation and enhancement.


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