Brisbane Times Anna Patty April 29 2016
Darren Saunders was developing a cure for pancreatic cancer when he gave up his medical research job to find one that was more secure.
The constant stress of going from contract to contract each year and spending precious time applying for research grants finally took its toll.
Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/federal-budget/job-insecurity-is-driving-the-best-and-brightest-out-of-medical-research-20160427-gog9hh.html
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ABC News Laura Beavis 20 August 2015
A Tasmanian scientist has detected the deadly leptospirosis bacteria in Tasmanian devils for the first time, including a strain never seen before in Australian wildlife.
Sunshine Coast University PhD student Sarah Wynwood developed a new test for the bacteria.
Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-20/leptospirosis-bacteria-detected-in-tasmanian-devil-populations/6709894
(Elsevier 23 April 2015) Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the launch of a new open-access journal: One Health. The journal is the Official Journal of the One Health Platform, an international forum that promotes a cross-sectoral and collaborative approach to one health issues, bringing together leading experts from a multitude of research areas.
One Health will publish high quality research papers, reviews and outbreak reports on inter- and intra-species pathogen transmission and the predisposing factors that lead to their emergence. Research areas include virus discovery, antimicrobial resistance, veterinary science, ecosystem health, food safety, public health and emergency preparedness
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