Griffith University

Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards

June 14th, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Vicky Avery who received the award for excellence for an individual mid-career or senior researcher and was recognised for her outstanding research in drug discovery over the past 18 years. Her vision is to promote world class drug discovery, utilising advanced image-based platforms, ultimately impacting on access to quality therapeutics for all.  The full story can be found here.

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Student’s discovery brings hope of fatal flesh-eating disease cure

June 12th, 2017

PhD student Bilal Zulfiqar, an overseas student from Pakistan, has discovered compounds that could lead to a cure for a fatal flesh-eating disease. Categorised as a neglected tropical disease by the World Health Organisation, Leishmaniasis kills tens of thousands of people a year around the world. The full SBS story and video can be found here.

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Griffith University 3Rs Award

March 21st, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Carrie Lovitt who has been selected as the Griffith University 3Rs Award recipient for 2016. The award recognises an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of the 3Rs and animal welfare at Griffith University. Namely, developing approaches which minimise the use of in vivo models.

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International Student Research Forum (ISRF)

March 8th, 2017

Congratulations to PhD student Bilal Zulfiqar, who has been selected to represent Griffith University in this year’s International Student Research Forum (ISRF) to be hosted by University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMV), Omaha Nebraska USA from 4th to 8th June 2017. Airfares, accommodation and meals are all provided.

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SLAS Academic Poster Award

February 10th, 2017

Congratulations to PhD student Bilal Zulfiqar who, after being selected as one of the Top 5 Student Posters, won the SLAS Academic Poster Award, at SLAS2017, which was held in Washington DC Feb 4-8, 2017 (Screening and Lab Automation Conference). In addition, Bilal will participate in a podcast interview with the SLAS Lab Man just after the awards ceremony at SLAS2017.  The interview is available as an audio online. The full article with the SLAS2017 Student Poster winners can be …

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