Parasites, people and art

Artists are collaborating with the Australian Society for Parasitology on a unique project exploring the theme of parasites and the health. Supported by our Inspiring Australia grant, Bernard Lee Singleton will create a painting and Tai Inoue will create a piece of digital art to accompany the painting. This will be the final part of a…

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Professor John Pearson, fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, has passed away earlier this week.

Dear ASP members, Unfortunately, I have some sad news to pass along. Professor John Pearson, fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, passed away earlier this week. John was born in Canada and studied in Ontario Canada before moving to Brisbane as a Post-doctoral Fellow in Helminthology at the then Department of Parasitology, University of…

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Latest ASP Newsletter October 2010 Vol 21 issue 4

Download the latest ASP newsletter – October 2010 to find out about: stories and pictures from ICOPA XII, state news with all the juicy bits, good news from the just-released Australian Research Council’s Discovery and Linkage Grant Schemes, to commence in 2011, and ARC Fellowships, the latest news about the 2011 ASP Annual Conference, being…

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Awards for early career researcher, Rowena Martin

Congratulations to Rowena Martin, Australian National University and University of Melbourne, who was awarded a L’Oreal Australia For Women in Science Fellowship on 26 August 2010, the inaugural Macquarie University Eureka Prize for Early Career Research at the 2010 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for her “Mechanisms of Drug Resistance in the Malaria Parasite” research, and…

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Congratulations to Prof John Sprent recently awarded a WFP Distinguished Parasitologist Award

The World Federation of Parasitologists has recognised Prof John Sprent’s significant achievements by awarding him a WFP Distinguished Parasitologist Award. This is a most notable award which recognises John’s substantial career in parasitology. On behalf of the ASP, Prof Mal Jones will host a ceremony in Brisbane in late September to celebrate Prof Sprent’s career…

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