Science explainer: What we know about the Omicron coronavirus variant
The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been detected in Australia. But how will it affect our recovery from the pandemic? Our expert, Dr Rob Grenfell, provides some insights.
Take the quiz: COVID-19 research
Think you’ve managed to stay across our COVID-19 research and avoid the online misinformation minefield? Take the quiz.
Spotify playlist: Music you can get vaccinated to
While our expert scientists continue to deliver innovative work, we've taken the time to expertly curate music you can get vaccinated to.
Finding COVID-19 infections earlier using our new biomarker technology
Our scientists have developed a way to detect COVID-19 earlier in the infection cycle using your body's biomarkers and machine learning.
Science explainer: Why get a COVID-19 vaccine?
With a rapidly changing public health situation and advice updated regularly, it's understandable some people are feeling uncertain about getting a COVID-19 vaccine when available. So we've answered the most common questions.
New ‘warm vaccine’ is effective against all key coronavirus variants
Our researchers contributed to the pre-clinical evaluation of a new ‘warm’ COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Mynvax.
Identifying existing therapies for COVID-19 treatment
Our scientists are developing a novel screening platform to identify treatments for COVID-19.
COVID-19 Expert FAQ: Dr Rob Grenfell
Wouldn’t it be handy if you could carry around a COVID-19 expert in your pocket? Like Siri or Alexa – […]
COVID-19 explainer: What does a positive wastewater test result mean?
We're getting flush at tracking the COVID-19 signal in our sewers. But what does a positive wastewater test result mean?
Australia’s ‘next normal’ – one year of living through a pandemic
We have just marked one year since the first reported case of COVID-19 in Australia. But we do have cause to celebrate. For the first time in history, researchers have developed safe and effective vaccines against a human coronavirus.
Looking back on 2020: our COVID-19 superstars
We're involved in key research in the global response to the pandemic. Three teams just won awards for their involvement. We're calling them our COVID-19 superstars!