2016 Art of Science finalist - Electric Daisy

Science, As You’ve Never Seen It



If you took a walk through the Fed Square Atrium recently, you were probably unaware you’d stumbled across cutting edge research.

That’s because WEHI researchers presenting at the annual “Art of Science” Exhibition, held from August 12-21, displayed snapshots of their science as not bar graphs and plots. Instead, they showcased a connoisseur’s selection of artistic imagery that could have adorned the walls of art galleries – the intricate structures of biology at molecular scale.

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July Circle

July Newsletter

  • Future Scientists Take the Stage
  • Exposure to Research Excellence
  • New Engagement Manager Joins BioMedVic
  • UROP Round 2 Opens

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Touching base with our Researcher in Residence: Life inside #Spring St

Monash University’s Dr Kelly-Ann Bowles is half way through her internship with the Shadow Minister for Health in the Victorian Parliament, Mary Wooldridge. According to Dr Bowles, her participation in Ms Wooldridge’s electorate and parliament offices has been incredibly exciting since she started at the beginning of May.

“This has been an amazing opportunity.  It is sometimes the more informal chats over lunch, discussing the similarities between political life and research life, that have added to the experience. A number of Mary’s staff have been with her for years and their experience and passion is amazing.” – Dr Kelly Bowles  

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MARCH 29, 2016: MELBOURNE, VIC. Senator Kim Carr with CSIRO biomedical researcher Katherine Locock, who has obtained a political internship as part of a Victorian program aimed at boosting researchers' understanding of the political process, and politicians understanding of research, pictured at Kim's electoral office in Melbourne, Victoria. (Photo by Stuart McEvoy / Newspix)
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BioMedVic's Researcher in Residence in the press

A story featuring Researcher in Residence Katherine Locock & Senator Kim Carr appeared in The Australian on 30 March.

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Special Seminar on 18 Aug: Dr Gerald Chan, CEO of Morningside, USA

“The Role of Universities in the Innovation Ecosystem”
Dr Gerald Chan
CEO, Morningside, USA

Thursday 18th of August, 3:45 registration for 4:00 – 5:00 pm followed by a networking session @The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

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