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  1. In the ‘field’ of science

    Words: Samantha Ward If I ask you what is involved in studying for a PhD, a Doctor of Philosophy, a higher or postgraduate degree in science, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/11/01/760

  2. The platypus: another impending extinction?

    Words: Samantha Ward The duck-billed platypus has always been something of an enigma. When the first pelt and sketch were sent back to Europe at the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/11/01/the-platypus-another-impending-extinction

  3. Congratulations to Ann Stocker | fungus gnat species named

    Image credit: Zootaxa Congratulations to Ann for being recognised for her extensive contributions to our understanding of Australian flies. A species of Victorian fungus gnat (Diptera: …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/24/congratulations-to-ann-stocker-fungus-gnat-species-named

  4. SEEKING MSc STUDENT | Buruli Ulcer’s Most Wanted – Understanding the mosquito associated with the flesh-eating bacteria, Mycobacterium ulcerans

    Aedes notoscriptus has been identified in association with the emerging bacterial pathogen Mycobacterium ulcerans, which causes Buruli ulcer, as well as being a vector of Ross River …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/03/seeking-msc-student-buruli-ulcers-most-wanted-understanding-the-mosquito-associated-with-the-flesh-eating-bacteria-mycobacterium-ulcerans

  5. BACK FROM THE BRINK | CROWDFUNDING FOR THE GENETIC RESCUE OF EASTERN BARRED BANDICOOTS

    Words: Anne Aulsebrook Cover image: Mount Rothwell Conservation and Research Centre An article published in 1934 describes the flavour of bandicoot stew. ‘After chewing a mouthful …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/03/back-from-the-brink-crowdfunding-for-the-genetic-rescue-of-eastern-barred-bandicoots

  6. The economic benefit of biodiversity in agriculture

    Words: Linda Thomson Image: Zagrammosoma latilineatum by Elia Pirtle Along with sustainability, biodiversity is a current catchword. Our work demonstrating the benefits of non crop vegetation on …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/09/07/the-economic-benefit-of-biodiversity-in-agriculture

  7. Progressing genetic rescue with eastern barred bandicoots

    Words: Ary Hoffmann Cover image: John Gould 1863   As featured recently in a Pursuit piece, we are making steady progress with the genetic rescue of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/09/06/progressing-genetic-rescue-with-eastern-barred-bandicoots

  8. We have a logo!

    Excellent design by Elia Pirtle, as you can see our beleaguered website manager hasn’t quite figured out how to make it work as a banner image …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/06/27/we-have-a-logo

  9. Insect Armageddon!!? | Ary and others discuss on ABC Radio National Science Friction

    Museums Victoria, CC BY. Photographer: Rodney Start

    Header photo by Museums Victoria, CC BY. Photographer: Rodney Start Original broadcast Sunday 20 May 2018 http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sciencefriction/insect-armageddon/9775654  

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/05/21/insect-armageddon-ary-and-others-discuss-on-abc-radio-national-science-friction

  10. NEW PROJECT | Buruli ulcer

    Words and photo: Jason Axford On 26 April at the Peter Doherty Institute, Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, announced new NHMRC funding to investigate the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/05/10/new-project-buruli-ulcer

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