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Our key focus areas are Cancer biology and care , Chronic disease biology and care , Health Services Research , Mothers', babies and women's health , Neurosciences and cognitive health .

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It's a wrap for the 2020 inaugural event.

20

Nov

Mater Research Showcase

Mammalian DNA gets a raise from the gene pool this year.

19

Nov

Mater Researchers celebrate ARC Discovery Grants in Developmental Biology

First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65 000 years.

12

Nov

Always Was, Always Will Be - NAIDOC Week

High cholesterol has historically been linked to an increased risk of heart disease. But can high cholesterol be protective against infections?

06

Nov

Mater researcher identifies links in high cholesterol and protective infection outcomes

Breast cancer research raises awareness this month.

23

Oct

Creating new biomarkers in breast cancer research

Congratulations to this year’s Women in Technology awards winners.

13

Oct

Celebrating an evening of success

Mater Research is proud to sponsor the ‘Employer of Choice Small/Medium Business’ category, as part of the 23rd Annual Women in Technology...

06

Oct

Supporting the next generation of Women in Technology

A collaboration between the Queensland Brain Institute at the University of Queensland and Mater Research has seen the first ever recording of...

02

Oct

Australian first recording of a human neuron

Launched in early September, the taskforce has begun to help raise awareness for Australian living with blood cancers to get the help they need.

01

Oct

The National Strategic Action Plan for Blood Cancer

The University of Queensland’s School of Psychology awarded the winner of this year’s Tutor Excellence Award.

30

Sep

Recognised for Excellence