#Health and Wellbeing
Malaria Vaccine (1998)
Between two and three million people are killed each year by malaria. A vaccine for this deadly disease has been developed and is now in its trial stage.
CSIRO Medals 1997 – Chairman’s Medal – The IBDV Team
hmed Azad, Dr Kevin Fahey and Dr Colin Ward and colleagues (CSIRO Molecular Science, CSIRO Animal Health). For their outstanding contributions to our knowledge of the structure and biology of the Birnaviridae family of double-stranded RNA viruses, leading to the development of a prototype recombinant vaccine against infectious bursal disease of poultry.
CSIRO Medals 1995 – Chairman’s Medal – Dr Keith Murray and the AAHL Team
Keith Murray and colleagues (CSIRO Animal Health). For the discovery of a previously unknown equine morbillivirus: a new disease found in horses which can also affect humans.
CSIRO Medals 1994 – Chairman’s Medal – Dr Dharma Shukla and Dr Colin Ward
Dharma Shukla and Dr Colin Ward (CSIRO Biomolecular Engineering). For their work on the structure, variation and taxonomy of the […]
“I Can Never Resist That Challenge” (1980)
This film is essentially a profile of Dr Tom Pressley whose research in the field of textiles makes an excellent case study of how an applied scientist operates.