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Barry Marshall is encouraging“citizen scientists” to get dirty in the name of health

Thu, 29 Jun 2017

A ground-breaking project recruiting members of the public to become citizen scientists is set to expand in bold new directions, with support from one of Australia’s most well-known scientists.


The Microblitz project, led by researchers at The University of Western Australia, involves a wide-scale DNA sequencing survey of the environment to identify and map the microbial life of Western Australian soils.


More than meets the eye to ulcer-inducing bacterial protein

Mon, 26 Jun 2017

Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd have revealed new insights into the function of an important bacterial protein inHelicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers.

A+ student

Fri, 23 Jun 2017

Alexis Daly was recently required to research a scientist for a school project and she chose our favourite Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall as her subject. Getting an A+ for her work was a great outcome but even more thrilling was meeting Professor Marshall and showing him her video.


You can watch Alexis’ 5 minute video online at: