Story type: Community

  • Our response to COVID-19

    Hudson Institute has responded to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) both scientifically and to protect the wellbeing of our staff and community.  Our world-leading scientists are applying their expertise in hyper-inflammation, to find ways to reduce the body’s overwhelming inflammatory response and acute respiratory distress that is leading to loss of lives from COVID-19. During this…  Read more

  • Researchers frock up for Frocktober

    For the month of ‘frocktober’ ovarian cancer researchers, Dr Maree Bilandzic and Dr Amy Wilson swapped their white lab coats for colourful frocks as part of the Frocktober campaign to raise funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research.…  Read more

    Scientists, Dr Amy Wilson and Dr Maree Bilandzic all dressed up in the lab in stunning dresses, supporting OCRF Frocktober
  • Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School raise ovarian cancer funds

    A group of 26 students from Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School have fundraised to create the school’s inaugural Early Career Ovarian Cancer Research Travel Award, which has been awarded to Hudson Institute’s own Dr Amy Wilson.…  Read more

    Students & winner display the Early Career Ovarian Cancer Research Travel Award
  • Reducing period pains with better gut health

    Volunteers are needed for a research project looking at whether the composition of the gut microbiome changes across the menstrual cycle.…  Read more

    Monash University's Dr Nicole Kellow and Hudson Institute's Dr Jemma Evans
  • Seven facts you need to know about the flu

    Influenza expert Dr Michelle Tate answers frequently asked questions about the flu and addresses misconceptions that often come up in conversation during the winter months.…  Read more

    Morphology of the swine flu virus.
  • A world of opportunity for LGBTQIA+ community in STEMM

    Melbourne is hosting the first Australian symposium for LGBT STEMM Day on 5 July. Dr Jaclyn Pearson is one of a number of Hudson Institute researchers who are attending and also has the honour of being an event speaker.…  Read more

    Dr Pearson with and iBlot2 - an instrument that transfers proteins to a membrane so they can be detected using using antibodies.
  • Door to science opened for nine young women

    Nine young women from secondary colleges in Melbourne’s southeast participated in a two-week immersive program at Hudson Institute that was funded as part of a concerted effort by the federal government to increase the number of women in science.…  Read more

    The 2019 Hudson Institute Young Women in Science program attendees with Prof Hartland
  • 2019 Glen Eira’s Young Citizen of the Year

    Mary Mansilla, PhD student in the Centre for Reproductive Health, was nominated and shortlisted for the 2019 Glen Eira Young Citizen of the Year Award for her extensive youth mental health advocacy with headspace.…  Read more

    Mary Mansilla from the Centre of Reproductive Health at Hudson Institute receiving award
  • BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge

    A recent addition to the STEM landscape, The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge has provided an opportunity for Hudson Institute PhD student, Steph Huang to mentor local high school students and address gaps in scientific education.…  Read more

    A recent addition to the STEM landscape, The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge has provided an opportunity for PhD student, Steph Huang.
  • Raising funds through fitness

    Professor Brendan Jenkins took part in two Metafit (high intensity interval training) sessions last weekend, including one organised in Fairfield for coaches.

    These sessions were held in memory of the late fitness trainer, Daniel Wilson to raise funds for a new scholarship at Hudson Institute.…  Read more

    Prof Brendan Jenkins took part in two Metafit sessions last weekend, held in memory of the late fitness trainer, Daniel Wilson.