Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - April, 2013
A team of researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) have found that a particular new combination of treatments can stop brest cancer in its tracks, preventing recurrence and regrowth.
Australian politicians are displaying a discernable lack of courage in dealing with the threats of climate change, University of Melbourne researchers are warning.
A new research project launched by the University of Western Australia (UWA) will see a team of scientists investigate the causes of work-related cancer and asthma.
The Australian and Singaporean Governments have announced a new collaborative medical research partnership aimed at tackling three of the most infectious diseases in the Asia-Pacific region.
New research being conducted by a team at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is promising to detail how and why koalas respond to infectious diseases, such as the spread of chlamydia which is decimating the nation’s population.
A team of researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) has finally put to bed one of the most pressing questions on the male mind, penis size does indeed matter.
Joined by researchers from the University of Queensland, an international group of scientists have discovered how traditional Chinese medicine could be a key weapon in the fight against type 2 diabetes.
Australia’s heatwaves are lasting longer, are occurring more regularly and are getting increasingly hotter, according to a new research report conducted by the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
Children who have an earlier onset of puberty are significantly more likely to experience poorer mental health, according to a new study conducted by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI).
People who spread personal affects, such as posters and photos, in their open-plan office areas are happier than those who try to place barriers between themselves and their colleagues, new pilot study coming from the University of Queensland has found.
Working in conjunction with a team of international research specialists, University of South Australia researchers have tracked down a hereditary gene responsible for a common form of epilepsy, known as focal or partial epilepsy.
The Australian Academy of Science’s President and career-long cancer research Professor Suzanne Cory has become the first Australian to be admitted into the Japanese Academy.
The University of Canterbury (UC) has launched a new research program aimed at examining how trauma is understood by the public and medical community, and what sort of treatment is made available after traumatic events.