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Advancing effective tuberculosis vaccines

Collaboration may be the key for TB vaccine discovery

Sydney ID members gathered with top experts from around the world in an event to focus on diverse tuberculosis (TB) vaccine strategies

Multi-disciplinary One Health research towards sustainable aquaculture in Tanzania

Sydney ID researchers join an international team tackling fish health challenges

Aquaculture is an increasingly important contributor to Tanzanian food security, bringing together aquatic and human health. Biosecurity and health challenges require interdisciplinary solutions to ensure sustainable industry expansion.

Latest news

01 November 2023

Antibiotics for common childhood infections no longer effective

Alarmingly high rates of bacterial resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics used to treat children and babies has been found in the Asia -Pacific.
30 August 2023

Professor Holmes awarded Croonian Medal by Royal Society

Professor Eddie Holmes has been awarded the Croonian Medal and Lecture, one of the most prestigious prizes in the biological sciences.
15 August 2023

Vale Mary-Louise McLaws, a champion of clear science communication

Professor Emeritus Mary-Louise McLaws AO was a tireless advocate of public engagement during public health emergencies, and her dedication leaves behind an enduring legacy, writes Dr Jocelyne Basseal and co-authors for The Conversation.
27 July 2023

Western science catches up with First Nations' medicinal use of ant honey

Scientists have discovered the honey produced by Australian ants possesses unique anti-microbial activity against bacteria and fungi that could make the liquid useful medicinally.
22 February 2023

How a TV series is making people pay attention to deadly fungal infections

The television series 'The Last of Us' describes a world after a fungal pandemic and it may be science fiction, but researchers have been warning about the threat of deadly fungal infections to public health for years, writes Associate Professor Justin Beardsley.