Art of Science 2018 opens today with stunning images and videos captured by our researchers tackling some of the biggest challenges facing global health.

10 August 2018
Researchers in the laboratory

Our researchers have revealed the identities of new subsets of immune cells at the frontline of our body’s defenses against infection.

7 August 2018
Associate Professor Tim Thomas,  Anne Voss and Jonathan Baell

Melbourne scientists have discovered a new type of anti-cancer drug that can put cancer cells into a permanent sleep, without the harmful side-effects caused by conventional cancer therapies.

2 August 2018
Image of lung stem cells

A team of Institute researchers have discovered how to stop and reverse the growth of lung cancer with a potent combination of three molecules.

1 August 2018
Dr Melissa Davis and Dr Joseph Cursons

A team of tiny molecules that work together to make cancer cells less aggressive has been discovered by Australian researchers.

26 July 2018
Dr Jason Brouwer

Dr Jason Brouwer, an Institute researcher and campaigner for social equality, is a finalist for the 2018 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.

25 July 2018
Schematic view of antibody on cell surface

Our researchers will unravel the genes that control the production of crucial immune proteins released to protect us from infectious agents. 

29 June 2018
Researchers standing in laboratory, smiling at camera

Institute scientists have taken a significant step toward developing a new vaccine for malaria, revealing for the first time an ‘atomic-scale’ blueprint of how the parasite invades human cells.

28 June 2018
Three people standing in hallway smiling at camera

A discovery about how human cells are ‘triggered’ to undergo an inflammatory type of cell death could have implications for treating cancer, stroke and tissue injury, and immune disorders.

21 June 2018
Researchers standing together

A team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have been recognised for their role in the development of a new anti-cancer medicine, receiving the 2018 Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

13 June 2018