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3 December 2019

Victoria has a new secret weapon to fight the war on waste and improve manufacturing opportunities with the arrival of the 2019 veski innovation fellow Associate Professor Timothy Scott and his breakthrough 3D printing technology, developed in partnership with colleagues at the University of Michigan. 

3 December 2019

At a special awards ceremony - celebrating science excellence in Victoria, the recipients of the prestigious Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and the Victoria Fellowships were announced.

The Hon. Martin Pakula MP, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade presided over the awards, held at the Investment Centre Victoria on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Click here for the Media Release.

2 December 2019

Senior Research Fellow, Dr Sue Haupt and PhD student Franco Caramia, with veski innovation fellow Professor Ygal Haupt, have co-led research at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre shedding new light on why men are more likely than women to get cancer, uncovering a new role for the X chromosome in affecting cancer risk and mortality - published in

29 November 2019

Dr Thushara Perera, a Research Fellow at the Bionics Institute who received a Victoria Fellowship in 2016 to visit Europe to further his research into Parkinsons Disease, became the recipient of an AMP Foundation's Tomorrow Fund on 28 November 2019. This is a highly prestigious award granted to only the very best of Australia’s young scientists, social innovators and educators. In 2019, only 37 individuals received grants from a pool of 1,633 applicants.

25 November 2019

Inventor Associate Professor Timothy Scott, 2019 veski innovation fellow, is commercialising a new 3D printer and resins, with speed, strength and other possible advantages over current light-based approaches. Brent Balinski spoke to Scott about the possibilities of volumetric production.  

Last week included several notable announcements around additive manufacturing in Australia. 

19 September 2019

Each year in Australia over 1000 people are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), an aggressive blood cancer. Less than one third of AML patients survive 5 years beyond diagnosis. Researchers from Monash University have discovered a key reason why this disease is so difficult to treat and therefore cure.

19 September 2019

Monash University materials scientists, led by veski innovation fellow Professor Christopher McNeill, have helped uncover an important breakthrough in fundamental physics that further paves the way for the development of next-generation flexible, wearable devices powered by ‘spintronics’.

16 August 2019

Associate Professor Natalie Hannan, veski inspiring women fellow and 2018 veski inspiring women STEM sidebyside program participant, was announced as Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

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