Congratulations Dr. Katja Fischer, Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence 2020 winner

Congratulations to Dr. Katja Fischer who was awarded the 2020 Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence from the Australian Society for Parasitology. Katja Fischer heads the Scabies laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane. She completed a Diploma in Biology/Parasitology in 1991 from the University of Freiburg, Germany and in 1998 completed her PhD…

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Rebecca Traub, President-Elect for the ASP

We are thrilled to announce that Rebecca Traub has been elected for the position of President-Elect at the ASP AGM, 29 July 2020, she was nominated by Barbara Nowak and Una Ryan. Professor Rebecca Traub was awarded the John Frederick Adrian Sprent Prize of the Australian Society for Parasitology in 2005, for her outstanding PhD…

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Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) stands with #BlackLivesMatter and #AboriginalLivesMatter movements to end racism, injustice and inequality.

The Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) stands with #BlackLivesMatter and #AboriginalLivesMatter movements to end racism, injustice and inequality. The ASP operates on the basis of Inclusivity Principles (PRINCIPLES, BY-LAWS AND GUIDELINES FOR AWARDS, GRANTS, JOURNALS, COMMITTEES AND ARCHIVES OF THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR PARASITOLOGY INC.), which means ASP recognises that we operate in a diverse…

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COVID-19 Expert Database

The Australian Academy of Science has launched a national COVID-19 Expert Database. The database is championed by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO. They are calling on experts from a broad range of fields who can contribute to the national and global effort to tackle and recover from COVID-19 to register on this database.…

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Postponed: Researcher Exchange, Travel and Training and JD Smyth Postgraduate Student Travel Awards March 2020 round postponed until September 2020

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak worldwide we regret to announce that the March 2020 round of the Researcher Exchange, Travel and Training and JD Smyth Postgraduate Student Travel Awards will be postponed until September 2020, if the situation allows. We can’t fund travel whilst the COVID-19 outbreak is happening. We hope that all applicants…

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