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Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor Kim Cornish is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist who is developing digital technologies to improve the lives of children with develo... Continue reading
Why do some people have hypersensitivity reactions to certain drugs? How can we use the immune response to influenza to design one, single vaccine? Dr Patricia Illing ha... Continue reading
With genomic sequencing constantly evolving, precision medicine is on the horizon. Cristina Bitzilis is an Account Manager for the Clinical Genomics division of Illumina, ensuring... Continue reading
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The University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute seek... Continue reading
Professor Natalia Trayanova was given a book about how rockets are propelled by her father at the age of three. She knew from then that she wanted... Continue reading
Combining her two favourite activities: sleep and sports; Dr Elise Facer-Childs is making strides in the fields of sleep, chronobiology, and performance in her current role as a Research Business F... Continue reading
With a population of 7.8 billion, the rate of growth in the world’s population is quickly outgrowing our land, water, and energy resources. The United Nations has projected that t... Continue reading
On the 4th of November 2020, the Convergence Science Network hosted a panel discussion.
Hosted by the CSN’s Luan Ismahil, the panel consisted of... Continue reading
Our brain can be described as the central processing unit (CPU) of our body, controlling a vast amount of psychological and physiological processes – from unconscious behaviour to... Continue reading
Women make remarkable contributions to advancing the biomedical sciences. They are instrumental to advancing scientific discovery and innovation. They bring a... Continue reading
This article follows a discussion on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with Dr Kylie Quinn and Professor Sarah Spencer as part of the Convergence Science Network... Continue reading
Humans are currently eating more meat than our planet can afford. Raising animals for food is resource-intensive and comes at an enormous environmental cost. Dr Bianca... Continue reading
The talents of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are vital to the future of Australia’s health and economy. Yet it is no secret that women a... Continue reading
Humans are currently eating more meat than our planet can afford. Raising animals for food is resource intensive. The rise in global meat consumption has dire consequences... Continue reading
‘Mental health is increasingly being recognised as one of the most important and yet challenging issues of our time,’ says Renae Carolin, Interim Director of CHIME (Change to Impr... Continue reading
This article follows a discussion with A/Prof Mirana Ramialison and Dr Jennifer Zenker for the launch of the Convergence Science Network’s Women in Biomedicine Series.
In 2016, Neil Carmona-Vickery, Director of Monash Tech School attended the Convergence Science Network’s event, “The Next Pandemic: A Hypothetical”. It was a speculative event, br... Continue reading
Opting for colourful extension cords and building robots instead of playing with toys when he was younger, Jack Drummond – a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, has alwa... Continue reading
The Convergence Science Network would like to celebrate the successes of Sharon Lewin – a remarkable woman who seems to be doing it all – and well. As a clinician researcher, she... Continue reading
The brain is complicated and gaining an understanding of how the mind works is no easy task. Amelia Hicks is fascinated by it. Pairing this fascination with compassion, she decide... Continue reading