The proposed $400 million cut to NHMRC funding, representing approximately 20% pa of the current NHMRC funding base, has been already drafted into the 2011 Federal budget. The Expenditure Review Committee (ERC) has not yet signed off on the proposal. Since active objection by members of the research community and the public may influence this…Details
The 2011 Australian Society for Parasitology Annual Conference will take place at the Pullman Reef Casino, Cairns, Queensland, Australia from 10-13 July. Registration and abstract submission are now open, visit the conference website for more information. The deadline for early-bird registration and abstract submission is 29 April 2011. Visit the conference website for more informationÂ …Details
Hello ASP members, Happy 2011! I am writing to members seeking your feedback on two significant matters. Member comments on the Draft Strategic Plan Please find attached the draft ASP Strategic Plan (with appendices) prepared by Council after careful consideration and discussion. I briefed the membership on this at the AGM in Melbourne in August.…Details
Announcement: SPRENT, John Frederick Adrian. Late of Moggill. 23.07.1915 – 01.11.2010 Loving Husband of Mary and Muriel (decd). Father of Jonathan, Anthony and Elizabeth (decd). Poppy to his Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren. Friends and Relatives are invited to Johns Funeral, to be held at Metropolitan Funeral Home Chapel, 224 Newnham Road, Mt Gravatt, Tuesday, 9th November,…Details
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 Councilâ€™s Discovery and Linkage Grant Schemes, to commence in 2011, and ARC Fellowships, the latest news about the 2011 ASP Annual Conference, being…Details
Congratulations to Rowena Martin, Australian National University and University of Melbourne, who was awarded a Lâ€™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…Details
Congratulations to Leann Tilley, La Trobe University, who was awarded the highly prestigious Bancroft-Mackerras medal from the Australian Society for Parasitology at the 2010 ASP Annual General Meeting. Read an interview with Leann.