More than 70 of Australia's Laureate professors have signed a letter to the minister for education, Dan Tehan, outlining the flaws in the proposed university reforms.
Scientia Professor and UNSW SHARP Hire Kaarin Anstey believes involving people with diverse perspectives can lead to breakthroughs in ageing research, and that teamwork is crucial.
Three leading researchers have been awarded Australian Laureate Fellowships to tackle some of the world’s big issues, including ageing, clean energy and quantum computing.
A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment.
With dementia on the rise, a new report calls for greater awareness of modifiable lifestyle factors that increase risk of the condition, including diabetes, physical inactivity and mid-life obesity and high blood pressure.