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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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ASP-Inspiring Australia with ‘Parasites in Power’

Our ASP-Inspiring Australia “Parasites in Power” and National Science Week events will be a highlight this year with flags along Commonwealth Avenue bridge, public exhibitions, presentations, movies and children’s workshops taking place across Canberra in June, July and August. Parasites in Focus will be on display in the Gallery, CSIRO Discovery Centre, North Science Rd, Acton 9 June…

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World Malaria Day – free public event

  Malaria has plagued humans from before the time of the pharaohs…But can malaria be eradicated? For World Malaria Day, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research is holding a public lecture and tour, with malaria experts speaking about their latest discoveries. When: Tuesday 30 April 2013 Where: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute,…

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Human Parasitology Master Class

Join our Master Class “Human Parasitology” 3-7 June 2013, James Cook University, Cairns Campus, Queensland, Australia This five-day Master Class offers students a unique opportunity to work on human parasitic diseases with prominent parasitologists Professor Nick Smith, Professor Alex Loukas and Concord Hospital’s Dr Graham Robertson. Registration fee applies, email Lisa.Jones1@jcu.edu.au More information Parasitology Master…

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6th International Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostics Conference

The preliminary program for the 6th International Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostics Conference at the Cairns Convention Centre (29th of July to the 1st of August, 2012) is now on the conference website: www.ivvdc2012.org While oral abstracts submission is now closed, we are still accepting poster abstract submissions till 13th July. The IVVDC Conference has been well established as…

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Parasite Encounters in the Wild – Free Public Event

All welcome to our free public talk featuring the following speakers and fun science activities for young people (and live online from 6pm www.livestream.com/cctas): Greg Woods, Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, “Is Devil facial tumour disease the perfect parasite?” Andrew Thompson, Murdoch University, “What parasites do we give to wildlife?” Ian Beveridge, The University of Melbourne,…

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2012 ASP Conference registration now open

Register online to attend the 2012 ASP Annual Conference, 2-5 July, Country Club Tasmania, Launceston.  http://parasite.org.au/arcnet/ The 2012 ASP Annual Conference program includes an outstanding mix of quality international and Australian scientists and features events for early career researchers and the general public with sessions on fascioliasis, marine parasitology and marine acquaculture, malaria immunology, state-of-the-art…

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