ARC funding upgrades Australia’s fastest laser system

Professor Robert Sang and Professor Igor Litvinyuk in the Australian Attosecond Science Facility.
Centre for Quantum Dynamics
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Researchers at Griffith University’s Australian Attosecond Science Facility have been awarded $744,000 in Australian Research Council funding for a new ultrafast laser system following an announcement today by the Minister for Education Dan Tehan. “The upgraded laser system will produce more than 10 times the pulses of light than the current system and will lead […]

Meningococcal vaccine may reduce gonorrhoea incidence

Griffith Enterprise
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A world-first trial for a promising gonorrhoea vaccine will be led by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney. The $2.7 million study incorporates five Australian universities and three health districts and providers, and will test whether a meningococcal B vaccine protects against gonorrhoea in gay and bisexual men. “Gonorrhoea […]

Study to develop drugs for chronic mosquito-borne viral diseases

Griffith Enterprise
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A new Griffith University study aims to develop drugs to treat alphavirus infection such as Ross River, Chikungunya, O’nyong’nyong and Mayaro viruses which cause debilitating and chronic arthritis. Led by Professor Suresh Mahalingam, head of the Research Group for Emerging Viruses, Inflammation and Therapeutics at Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the $905,080 National Health and Medical […]