Tag Archives: Women in Research

Image courtesy of Alexandra Gray

Signs of discontent: Difficulties Dealing with Multilingualism in China

China recognises over 50 minority languages spoken by millions of the nation’s people, with each unrelated to Mandarin. Government policies designed to support those languages – such as installing bilingual street signs in areas where those languages are spoken widely – have been implemented with varying degrees of success.

Distinguished Professor Nicolle Packer

Distinguished professor Nicolle Packer

Distinguished Professor Nicolle Packer has transformed our understanding of how cells interact. Her work on glycans, the sugars on the surface of every cell, has implications for how we treat infections, cancers, infertility and many other diseases.

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The EPIC-NSW Study

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is an HIV prevention method where people who don’t have HIV take a pill every day to reduce their risk of being infected with HIV. The EPIC-NSW Study is rapidly rolling out PrEP and Prof Janaki Amin is a co-investigator on the study team.

Devil release (Tom Demmery). Image courtesy of Michelle Power.

Even devils have parasites

Facial Tumours aren’t the only transmissible disease impacting on Tasmanian Devils. Associate Professor Michelle Power and her team have been investigating the ecosystem of microbes devils carry around with them.

Laklak giving her speech in Yirrkala following the Yolngu ceremony. Credit: Sandie Suchet-Pearson

The Bawaka Collective

An innovative research collaboration between human geographers and Yolngu women as part of Bawaka Country in north east Arnhem Land – celebrating the awarding of Laklak Burarrwanga’s honorary doctorate.

Ahmed Soliman. Courtesy of the Australian Centre for Egyptology

Ancient beasts at Beni Hassan

Human-Animal Studies (HAS) is a rapidly growing field worldwide in which researchers from a range of disciplines explore our complex relationship with the animal world, both now and in the past.