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IHBI in the Media

Our IHBI research is regularly featured in the news media. Here are some examples of recent media coverage for IHBI researchers.

March 2014

Dr Yvette Miller's research on caesarean rates brought numerous interviews and was featured on over 150 websites and published in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian

Professor Ross Young's work with Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation and RSL Queensland study into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Vietnam veterans, was widely reported in Australian media, particularly this nationally networked story by APP

Professor Michael Kimlin's and Dr David Borradale's research on the effect of UV exposure on folate levels of young women led to stories by Seven News, Nine News, the ABC, AAP and the international Science Daily and The Times of India news sites.

February 2014

Professor Linda Morawska and Professor Adrian Barnett's air pollution expertise was sought regarding the health implications of the Hazelwood coal mine fire. Visit the websites to read the transcript of the ABC news or read the story in The Age and ABC online.

Dr Rachel Thomson's research finding a link between harmful bacteria in Brisbane's water supply and infections in people with lung diseases and weakened immune system was widely reported. Visit the Seven News to watch the story.

January 2014

Ovarian cancer breakthrough by Qld scientists (ABC radio-PM with Mark Colvin)

IHBI scientists are making significant inroads into our understanding of the deadliest form of ovarian cancer after identifying two enzymes that make it resistant to chemotherapy. Visit the ABC website to read the transcript

Australian heatwave and bushfire risk-experts respond (Yahoo News NZ)

Yahoo News New Zealand readers were interested in what the experts had to say about the effects of Australia's extreme heat this summer. Read more