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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Volunteers to assist with COVID-19 testing

The Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) is putting together a database of qualified people who are willing to be called upon in case of a potential staff shortage to assist with COVID-19 testing (or any other requests required) at hospitals or any other diagnostics lab across Australia. This database will be shared with local public…

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The Mike Bull Award for Early Career Nature Scientists

The Fund The late Professor Mike Bull made a notable contribution to the scientific community, such as the first published record of monogamy in a reptile, the sleepy lizard (aka shingleback lizard, bobtail lizard). He mentored around 50 PhD students and numerous researchers over the course of his career, contributing over 320 research papers to…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020 #womeninparasitology #womeninSTEM

We celebrate our Extraordinary women in parasitology on International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2020. #EachforEqual This image shows just a fraction of the many incredible women who work in parasitology. Celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality, is key. The ASP recognises and values the wealth of talent, creativity and discoveries achieved by…

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