Meet a Researcher: Q&A with Dr Marion Le Grand

15/02/2018


Dr Marion Le Grand is a Research Officer in our Tumour Biology and Targeting Program. She tells us what she does, and why she came all the way from France to do it.

'Marion at the beach

VR helps scientists ‘walk’ through cancer cells together

08/01/2018


Ground-breaking virtual reality (VR) technology is allowing multiple scientists to see inside a human cell at the same time.

'Nanoparticle landing on a cancer cell in virtual reality simulation. Credit: Prof John McGhee, UNSW

PhD scholarships for tomorrow’s research leaders

06/06/2017


Planning on a PhD in biomedical research? We have four prestigious scholarships on offer for the best and brightest.

'PhD students in the lab

Explainer: what is nanomedicine and how can it improve childhood cancer treatment?

24/05/2017


This article, originally published in The Conversation, tells how nanomedicine packages and delivers cancer drugs where they’re needed.

'Nanoparticles deliver siRNA to medulloblastoma cells

Emerging researchers: Amelia Parker, PhD student

22/05/2017


In the first in a series of three posts on emerging researchers, we profile Amelia Parker whose PhD research explored cell skeletons and their roles in cancer

'Dr Amelia Parker

Cancer research meeting of minds

12/04/2017


In a capital famous for its impressive monuments, last week’s American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting (AACR) was an impressive meeting of minds.

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How parents’ insights help my research

04/04/2017


Dr Orazio Vittorio explains how working with parents gives his childhood cancer research a reality check.

'Parent and consumer representative Maria Mazzucco with researcher Dr Orazio Vittorio

Taking a walk inside a cancer cell

14/02/2017


Researchers are known to immerse themselves in their science but, as Dr Amelia Parker found, Virtual Reality (VR) takes that notion to a whole new level.

'A/Prof John McGhee (UNSW) with Dr Amelia Parker in 3D Visualisation Lab using virtual reality to explore cancer cells

Science achievers forever tall, forever young

02/12/2016


This week, science stars gathered at a dinner for 50+ past, present and (hopefully) future Tall Poppy Award winners from NSW.

'Maria Kavallaris speaking at the 2016 Tall Poppy NSW Alumni Dinner

Skeletons in cancer fight

27/10/2016


Cell skeletons have been anti-cancer drug targets since the 1950s. Research suggests new ways to target them, says Dr Amelia Parker in Australasian Science this month.

'Cytoskeleton in cell