Professor Peter Colman at desk

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researcher Professor Peter Colman has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy promoting excellence in science.

6 May 2014
Hon David Davis and Hon Peter Ryan walking through lab

The Victorian Government has announced a new strategy to boost Victoria’s international competitiveness in the health and medical research sector, launched yesterday at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

1 May 2014
Dr Maja Divjak in front of animation

Three new Australian biomedical animations will debut today, showcasing a world of pulsating cells, writhing proteins and dividing DNA as they capture Australian research and bring it to life.

10 April 2014
Dr Ashley Nga standing in lab

Melbourne researchers have solved a puzzle as to how an essential blood-making hormone stimulates production of the blood clotting cells known as platelets.

8 April 2014
Dr John Wentworth in front of lab computer

Gastric banding might play a vital role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight and not obese, according to new Melbourne research.

8 April 2014
Professor Jerry Adams standing in a lab

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute cancer researcherProfessor Jerry Adams has been elected a fellow of the academy established by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

1 April 2014
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute building at night

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has won the Committee for Melbourne’s 2014 Melbourne Achiever Award for its contributions to the city’s global reputation in health and medical research.

27 March 2014
Ms Lucie Rankin (right) and Dr Joanna Groom (left) in a lab

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute was the highest-ranked medical research institute in Australia in the latest Nature Publishing Index 2013 Asia-Pacific report, released today.

27 March 2014
Professor Ivo Muller in a lab

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has joined the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN), an international collaborative network working towards eliminating malaria in the Asia-Pacific region.

3 March 2014
Dr Karen Dogget and Associate Professor Joan Heath at desk

Melbourne researchers have made a major step forward in understanding how changes in an essential cellular process, called minor class splicing, may cause a severe developmental disease.

11 February 2014