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29 August 2018

MPCCC is delighted to welcome Professor Mark Shackleton to the newly created joint role of Director of Oncology at Alfred Health and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Medicine, Monash University.  He commenced the position in August 2017. 

17 August 2018

veski delivered the second in a series of its veski sustainable agriculture Innovation Updates on Thursday, 9 August 2018 at the Investment Centre, Melbourne.  The event provided an opportunity for industry representatives, farmers and academics to hear the results being generated from the veski sustainable agriculture fellows and how they are transforming ideas into opportunities for their respective fields, which was followed by a Q & A session facilitated by Clinton Muller, Senior Consultant at RM Consulting Group.

10 August 2018

1 August 2018

A world leader in precision agriculture will speak at a special Birchip Cropping Group presentation at Horsham Golf Club this month.

Dr Terry Griffin from Kansas State University will lead evening activities at the event open to precision-agriculture enthusiasts.

BCG has organised the August 13 event as an opportunity for the region’s agricultural community to expand its understanding of the range of challenges and ideas in precision farming.

26 July 2018

Precision agriculture enthusiasts are invited to an evening event on Monday 13 August to connect with the local agricultural industry and hear from a world leader in the Precision Ag field.  
 
This evening is an opportunity to expand your understanding of the range of challenges and ideas in precision agriculture and meet with Dr Terry Griffin, Kansas State University.
 

20 July 2018

Join host Tony Kramer this week as he talks with Dr. Terry Griffin (aka @SpacePlowBoy), a Cropping Systems Economist at Kansas State University. Dr. Griffin fills us in on what Big Data and IOT are, and how those in the agriculture industry can leverage this information on the farm.
 

Source: RDO Integrated Controls / Player FM

6 July 2018

Researchers have shown that higher levels of Plasmodium falciparum antibodies are protective against severe malaria in children living in Papua New Guinea. Children who have higher levels of antibodies to a specific short amino acid sequence in the malaria parasite, P. falciparum, have much lower rates of clinical and severe malaria. This amino acid sequence, an antigen, is similar among P. falciparum strains elsewhere in the world, suggesting that this antigen would make a good target for a malaria vaccine.

6 July 2018

Dr Natalie Hannan has been selected as the recipient of the Society for Reproductive Biology Visiting Lecturer Award for 2018.

This award will allow Dr Hannan to attend and present at the 2018 International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) conference held in Amsterdam in October. Dr Hannan will also use the grant-in-aid to present her research and visit potential collaborators at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Liverpool.

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