Microbiologist and honey expert Dr Nural Cokcetin has been named the country’s best young science communicator at the Australian final of FameLab, an international competition sponsored by the British Council.
PhD candidate, Riti Mann, will present her research at the Australian Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Annual Scientific Meeting in Hobart later this year, following her successful presentation at the NSW branch competition last month.
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney warn that the broad-spectrum antimicrobial effectiveness of silver is being put at risk by the widespread and inappropriate expansion of nanosilver use in medical and consumer goods.
Over the last few months, researchers in UTS Science have been working on their applications for Senior Lecturers. This extensive process requires candidates to explain their research, papers written and published, and their potential plan for academic growth.
There are a range of diseases, not just infectious diseases, for which antibiotics are used routinely; in patients who are immunosuppressed - who have had chemotherapy or organ transplants - or after most routine operations. It doesn’t stop with humans - antibiotics are widely used in the agricultural sector.
Parasitic worms are typically something we're keen to avoid, but new research from UTS's ithree institute shows that controlled infection of parasites could be harnessed to prevent the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS).