Monday: Niall’s in Canberra for the $50,000 CSL Florey Medal announcement. Release and images here.
Tuesday: Niall’s at the Excellence in Health Journalism awards at the National Press Club. Update: Niall accepted the Health Journalist of the Year 2011 award on behalf of Melbourne film-maker Sonya Pemberton. More here.
Wednesday: Blamey & Saunders Hearing’s new name and office are being launched by Michelle Gallaher, CEO of the BioMelbourne Network
Thursday: For 30 years the Menzies Foundation has been awarding scholarships to researchers in health sciences and the humanities.
Tim’s off to the 2011 Menzies Memorial Scholars announcement tonight – more information here.
Immune Peacekeepers: Centenary Institute’s Barbara Fazekas St Groth has a paper coming out in PNAS Tuesday.
Centenary Creative Prize: Andrew and Niall are in Sydney to attend the $25,000 Lawrence Creative Prize on Wednesday.
Tamara Davis is talking Dark Energy at UQ in Brisbane, 6.30pm Wednesday.
PM’s Prizes: Niall, Sarah, Tim and AJ are at the PM’s Prizes for Science in Canberra. Details here.
Dark Energy: Tamara Davis is talking about dark energy in Victoria. details here.
On the horizon: For next week we’re thinking about the Centenary Prize for Creativity, and about an intriguing paper coming up about the immune cells in our skin – why don’t they go to war against our skin bacteria?