Prof. Sharon Lewin is the Director of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne. Specialised in virology, her main interest is in finding a cure for HIV, and to understand why HIV goes into hiding in people on treatment. In the last 2 years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, she became very active in the response to SARS-CoV-2. She is internationally recognised for her work as a leading infectious diseases expert. Involved in many scientific c
The Pacific-Australia Youth Association with AFRAN's support recently held their webinar, ‘The Future of New Caledonia’, on Wednesday 24 November 2021 at 7pm AEDT via Zoom. Attracting over 100 registrations for the virtual event, amongst which many distinguished guests, this project was to give a space for young people to express their views on New Caledonia's future. Different panelists spoke about the uncertainties among young people and the importance of allowing youth to
The 3rd referendum on self-determination for the future of New Caledonia will take place in less than 10 days. The University Press of New Caledonia (PUNC) and the Research Centre for Law and Economics (LARJE) are pleased to announce the publication of Understanding New Caledonia, edited by Caroline Gravelat, which is primarily intended to present the specificities of New Caledonia to the non-French speaking Pacific world. Download and read !
On Sunday 28 November 2.30-4.30pm an art and fiction discussion took place to celebrate the launch of The Rise of the Australian Neurohumanities (Routledge) by Jean-François Vernay. Most people in attendance were a select audience of published creative writers (like novelist Sallie Muirden, whose latest novel Wedding Puzzle was published in 2019) communications specialists, health care industry practitioners (psychologists, physicians, etc.) teachers, scientists, notable vis
The French National Strategy for the Development of Low-Carbon Hydrogen, scheduled for 2020-2030, is based on three priorities: Decarbonize the industry by creating a French electrolysis industry with 6.5 GW of electrolysers installed in 2030; Develop heavy mobility with low-carbon hydrogen; Support research, innovation and skills development to foster the uses of tomorrow. The Programme and Research Equipment Priority (PEPR) is designed to support upstream R&D activities at