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11 Jul,2024

From Inspiration to Innovation: Raymond’s UROP Experience at ARMI

As one of the few non-biologists who have participated in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) program at ARMI, Raymond Zhang brought a unique skillset to match his unique experience as a UROP student. Studying a double degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering and Science (majoring in Physics) at the time, Raymond was inspired […]

25 Jun,2024

Understanding How Real-Life Research Works: Joel’s UROP Journey at ARMI

Embarking on a journey through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is a transformative experience for many students, providing a unique blend of academic enrichment and practical experience. For Joel Whitcher, a passionate biomedical science student, UROP offered the perfect opportunity to dive into research that would both complement his studies and ignite his curiosity. […]

23 Apr,2024

ARMI Student Meets Parliament

Dialogue between scientists and policy makers is fundamental in informing our country’s leaders on the latest challenges facing the sector, in supporting funding for research and in ensuring experts are heard when making decisions on important issues. “Science Meets Parliament” is an event where a program of tailored training is delivered “to forge deeper connections […]

26 Mar,2024

Women in STEM: Congratulations Hila!

Congratulations to ARMI researcher Dr Hila Barzilai-Tutsch from the Currie Group on being awarded a 2024 Advancing Women’s Success Grant from Monash University.  The grant will support the advancement of Hila’s career by providing access to funds that will allow her to continue her research alongside her carer responsibilities.  As part of a wider initiative […]

18 Mar,2024

Eye-opening BioEYES

STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education at the primary and secondary school level is fundamental in developing critical thinking skills in early life and cultivating a passion for science. A robust and engaging STEM education can not only foster the next generation of brilliant minds to solve some of life’s biggest challenges, but it […]

21 Nov,2023

ARMI’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee Launches First Ever Action Plan

ARMI’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee has launched the “Diversity & Inclusion 3-year Action Plan 2023–2025” today, outlining the current landscape and attitudes of the ARMI cohort, and the path forward to creating a stronger, more inclusive Institute. The Action Plan acknowledges and is informed by the voices of ARMI’s academic and professional staff, as well […]

09 Aug,2023

Strengthening Industry Skills: ARMI PhD Student Parikshit Banerjee Gains Influential Industry mentor through Prestigious IMNIS Program

Industry, commercialisation and translation can feel like another world to biomedical research students. While the gap between academia and industry still exists, it is getting smaller with initiatives such as ARMI’s own Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) and programs including the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS), which is supported by the Australian Academy of Technological […]

15 Feb,2023

Honours for ARMI Leaders

Congratulations to Professor Graham Lieschke AM and Emeritus Professor Claude Bernard AM, who have both been recognised as part of the Australia Day Honours this year! Graham has been made a member (AM) in the general division of the Order of Australia for “significant service to medicine as a haematologist, and to medical research.” Graham, […]

14 Dec,2022

Jennifer Zenker: Making her Mark

ARMI group leader Dr Jennifer Zenker is here to make her mark on the field of stem cell research and on the Institute, as both a 2022 Viertel Senior Medical Research Fellow and the head of ARMI’s Diversity & Inclusion committee. An initiative of the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation, the prestigious fellowship means […]

03 Nov,2022

ARMI Returns to Opening the Vault

With the disruptions caused by COVID-19, it has been a few years since ARMI’s last ‘Opening the Vault’ which invites members of the public for a “behind-the-scenes” look at the Institute. Last week marked the return of the event. If there were nerves or dusty science communications skills among ARMI’s cohort of volunteers, you couldn’t […]