VCRN 2015 Early Career Clinician Researcher

The 2015 Early Career Clinician Researcher Award winners and commendees.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Australia’s Future

On 2 September, Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb released his recommendations for a strategic approach to science and its related fields at Parliament House.  Download the document here.

Stipend Supported UROP Student develops a thirst for Research

Lucy Hersey, a third year Science student at Monash University, has found her UROP placement with the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) invaluable.

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VIIN-IA announces UROP stipends

We are delighted to announce that the Victorian Infection and Immunity Network – Industry Alliance (VIIN-IA) is offering a limited number of stipends to laboratories towards the cost of a UROP student’s salary.

Research supervisors who have industry-linked projects in the field of infection and immunity, where the industry partner is preferably a Victorian business, are invited to enquire.

For more information contact UROP Manager, Dr Michelle Zajac.

Success of former UROP students

The Bio21 Cluster was delighted to see further proof of the value of the UROP scheme with the awarding of Commendations to former UROP students Dr Lin Wai Hung and Dr Michelle Boyle in the 2013 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research.

We congratulate them on their achievements and wish them continuing success as they head to the US to complete post-doctoral fellowships.