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6 December 2018

veski warmly welcomes Ms Jessica Lightfoot and Dr Pangzhen Zhang who have been officially appointed to the veski board in November 2018.

5 December 2018

On Monday, 19 November 2018 veski partnered with the Centre for Advanced Molecular Imaging to deliver a veski kickstart to PhD students participating at the 2018 Imaging CoE Summit. The summit, an annual event providing a dynamic program of presentations, workshops, poster sessions and networking functions, was this year held at the RACV Cape Schanck Resort from 19-21 November.

5 December 2018

On 21 and 22 of November over 1300 female school students and 81 teachers descended on Luna Park for the inaugural AIR4 Life event - designed to inspire girls aged 10-16 with the aim to reduce the ‘gender gap’ in STEM studies, and to improve the education performance of girls.

AIR4 Life is an initiative of AIR4, which was created in 2018, funded the Federal Government (Defence, Science and Technology Group and RAAF). It is also sponsored by RMIT University, DSI and a number of industry partners.

30 November 2018

16 November 2018

Newton Prize winners from the UK and Chile are working on a project to strengthen power systems to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.

The Newton Prize scientists will use new mathematical models to improve the resilience of power systems in Chile and other countries vulnerable to natural disasters.

The importance of improving power systems

25 October 2018

Victoria's Lead Scientist has announced the recipients of the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation, the Victoria Fellowships and the veski innovation fellowship at a special awards ceremony on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 hosted by veski at Investment Centre Victoria.

25 October 2018

The recipient of the 2018 veski innovation fellowship was announced at a special awards ceremony hosted by veski at Investment Centre Victoria, in conjunction with the 2018 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and Victoria Fellowships on Tuesday, 23 October 2018.

2 October 2018

Australian researchers have uncovered clues in the immune system that reveal how the balance of 'good' gut bacteria is maintained. This information could help in the prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, showed that the increased presence of a protein responsible for sensing infection -- called NLRP1 -- meant there were fewer good bacteria and anti-inflammatory molecules in the gut, leading to higher levels of inflammation and an increased risk of IBD.

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