Eureka Prize winning team

A Walter and Eliza Hall Institute team searching for a cure for hepatitis B have won the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Infectious Disease Research.


26 August 2015
Three researchers in a lab looking at an experiment

Melbourne medical researchers are at the forefront of an international collaboration to uncover a new genetic cause of primary immune deficiency in a Melbourne family.

14 August 2015
Associate Professor Melanie Bahlo sitting at desk with computer, library books in background

Associate Professor Melanie Bahlo has been awarded the 2015 Ross Crozier Medal from the Genetics Society of Australasia for her contributions to pinpointing faulty genes involved in human diseases.

11 August 2015
Presenter standing in front of a screen with a picture of space

From 5-22 August, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research will celebrate its centenary and National Science Week by bringing Melbourne’s first Science in the Square festival to Federation Square.

6 August 2015
Three researchers standing in a laboratory smiling, with a light box in front of them

irst three-dimensional image capturing a critical malaria ‘conductor’ protein could lead to the development of a new class of antimalarial drugs.

27 July 2015
Eureka Prize team

A Walter and Eliza Hall Institute team searching for a cure for hepatitis B have been named finalists in the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, announced today.

24 July 2015
Two researchers pointing and looking at a computer screen showing graphs and data.

Australian researchers have used models to identify a potential link between excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis and the development of heart valve disease.

20 July 2015
Illustration of an image of a flower projected on the walls of the Abbey as part of the Mendel: The Legacy exhibition

On 20 July 2015, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute will be part of a global celebration to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of modern genetics.

20 July 2015
Two scientists standing smiling at camera in a long hallway with animation in the background.

Melbourne researchers have identified a protein responsible for preserving the antibody-producing cells that lead to long-term immunity after infection or vaccination.

13 July 2015
Institute researcher Dr Tracy Putoczki is featured alongside images relating to current institute research.

Australia Post has celebrated the centenary of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research with the release of a stamp issue, inviting everyone across Australia to celebrate 100 years of discoveries that have improved the lives of tens of millions of people worldwide.

1 July 2015