ASP-Inspiring Australia with ‘Parasites in Power’

[ June 12, 2014 to August 17, 2014. ] 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, […]


Inspiring Australia and ASP Public Outreach Events

[ August 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. August 25, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. August 27, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Australian Society for Parasitology will hold our joint “Inspiring Australia” public events alongside the WAAVP Conference in Perth and would love you, your friends and family to get involved and come along. Download a flyer for Perth Public Events:

Parasites in Power: The Hidden Zoo

Join us on Saturday 24th August 2013 at Perth Zoo for an […]


World Malaria Day – free public event

[ April 30, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]  
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, 1G Royal Parade, Parkville […]


Human Parasitology Master Class

[ June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013. ] 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
More information Parasitology Master Class Flyer […]


6th International Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostics Conference

[ July 29, 2012 to August 1, 2012. ] 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:

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 one of […]


Parasite Encounters in the Wild – Free Public Event

[ July 2, 2012; 5:45 pm to 7:00 pm. ] All welcome to our free public talk featuring the following speakers and fun science activities for young people (and live online from 6pm

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, will turn you […]


2012 ASP Conference registration now open

[ July 2, 2012 4:00 pm to July 5, 2012 11:00 pm. July 2, 2012 4:00 pm to July 5, 2012 11:00 pm. July 2, 2012 4:00 pm to July 5, 2012 11:00 pm. July 2, 2012 4:00 pm to July 5, 2012 11:00 pm. ] Register online to attend the 2012 ASP Annual Conference, 2-5 July, Country Club Tasmania, Launceston.

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 technologies, ECR […]


Master Class “Human Parasitology”

Human Parasitology Masterclass, 16 – 20 April 2012, James Cook University, Cairns Campus, Queensland, Australia is being run by parasitologists Professor Nick Smith and Professor Alex Loukas and is open for registrations.

Download a flyer for this event.