South Australia

Melissa Cantley in lab

Using gum disease to predict arthritis, Melissa Cantley Fresh Science 2012.

Dates  Training 14 June, Pub night 15 June

Training Fresh Science South Australia comprised a day of media and communication training at the South Australian Museum. We will issue a press release for the best story from the event.

Pub night was held at the Lion Hotel in North Adelaide on 15 June. A crowd of around 90 science enthusiastis joined us for a beer and heard leading early-career scientists reveal their discoveries, presenting their work in the time it takes a sparkler to burn down. Flyer.

This years South Australian Freshies were:

  • Mona Awadalla, Flinders University – Genetic cause of small eyes found by Adelaide scientists
  • Karen Best, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute – Fishing for a way to prevent allergy
  • Eriita Jones, University of South Australia – A global map of surface materials on Mars
  • Anna Leonard, University of Adelaide – Take the pressure down: new targets for spinal trauma
  • Ramkrishna Nirola, University of South Australia – Green and Gold actually comes out more than that !
  • Stephanie Plummer, University of Adelaide – Natural molecule helps brain heal itself after trauma!
  • Malcolm Purdey, University of Adelaide – Sensors for Healthier Hearts and Babies
  • Stephanie Shepheard, Flinders University – Urine holds the key to motor neuron disease
  • Hannah Wardill, University of Adelaide – TLR4: the new pain in the gut for cancer patients
  • Sharon Zivkovic, University of South Australia – Addressing societies most wicked problems with complexity science

Our Supporters In 2016, Fresh Science South Australia partnered with Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia and the South Australian Museum.

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