Outreach Event: ASP Victoria Picnic Thursday 11th March 430-6pm AEDT at the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

ASP members and new recruits are invited to a face-to-face, family-friendly, free ASP social event after a very long and difficult year under strict COVID restrictions on Thursday 11th March 430-6pm AEDT at the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens. This event aims to bring current members and attract new members together in a relaxed environment with…

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Read the December 2020 ASP Newsletter

Festive Greetings from the ASP! Please download the latest ASP newsletter to read at your leisure over the holiday period (www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/ ), Vol 31 Issue 5 December 2020, it’s packed with fabulous stories from our researchers and Journals with some truly stunning images. In this newsletter: ASP Climate-Focus seminar series and our first event “Sustainability…

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Season’s Greetings from the ASP

On behalf of the ASP Council I would like to wish you all Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year! ASP President, Prof Barbara Nowak, University of Tasmania Image Chromis nitida fish with Anilocra pomacentri parasite attached copyright Robert D. Adlard 1986. On our Season’s Greetings card the fish is the Shining Puller, Chromis nitida, and…

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Parasitology Education Before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Read the latest Trends in Parasitology article about Education in Parasitology and access the resources online! Abdul Jabbar, Charles G. Gauci, Clare A. Anstead, Parasitology Education Before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic, Trends in Parasitology, 2020, ISSN 1471-4922, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2020.10.009. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1471492220302944) sharelink to article https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1c3iB5Eb1x5BPW © 2020 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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ASP Seminar Series: 10 Dec @ 1pm AEDT

Join our online ASP Seminar Series on Thursday 10th December 2020 at 1pm AEDT with researchers Myllena Melo, from the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Endemic Diseases of Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (IOC) from Fiocruz Rio de Janeiro -Brazil, speaking on “Quantification of parasites load in sera samples of patients with distinct clinical manifestations during the…

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Parasitravaganza 2020: Insights into a Virtual Parasitology Conference #TrendsTalk publication

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge parasitology research, with access to laboratories and field work limited by the social distancing and lockdown and in particular for early-career researchers (ECRs). Following the postponement of the face-to-face 2020 ISFPX & ASP Annual Conference the ASP organised an online conference ‘Parasitravaganza 2020’ on July 30-31 for ECRs to…

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STA Members Update 25 September – 8 October 2020

This week’s  Budget 2020-21 highlighted the crucial role of science, technology, engineering and maths to the nation’s economic recovery. Measures announced in the Budget for the STEM sector included: A $1 billion boost to university research funding this year, and a $459 million COVID-19 lifeline for CSIRO – both measures warmly welcomed by STA; A decision…

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Climate Focus for Parasitology Seminar 22nd Oct 11:30am AEDT

Join ASP on ZOOM for the 1st Climate Focus Seminar  – My Green Lab – Thursday 22nd of October, 11:30am-12:30pm (AEDT) Please register for this ZOOM meeting with this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsceqhrDguHdHUfEefmbCO_p9sHm5od-so   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, please then add the event to your calendar so…

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