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Experiencing Research As An Undergraduate

This piece first appeared in Undergraduate Research News Australasia-Issue 12 Nov 2017 by Australasian Council of Undergraduate Research.

My name is Ali Asgher Ali and I am a final year student completing my Bachelor Degree in Medical Sciences, specialising in Chemistry, Biomolecular Sciences, and Physiology. 512 more words


Students Represent MC out of 310 Schools Worldwide to Participate in the iGEM Jamboree

by John Jackson

Staff Writer

Months of hard work and dedication from some Jaspers in the School of Science and the School of Engineering were presented to the world at the 2017 iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston, Massachusetts. 885 more words


Prize for best presentation at Complex Networks 2017

My presentation on iGEM got the prize for best presentation at the Complex Networks 2017 conference in Lyon, France ! In this work, we investigate criteria of performance and success of teams in a scientific context. 97 more words


iGEM results, great representation by Australasian teams

A highlight in the Synthetic biology calendar is the iGEM giant jamboree. This November, nearly 5,400 participants from 310 teams representing 44 countries across the globe gathered in Boston to present their synthetic biology projects and interact with each other. 314 more words


CRI fellowship

I have the honor to have been selected to become a CRI fellow for the next 3 years! It will allow me to pursue further my research on the team collaboration patterns that underlie scientific performance and success in the iGEM competition! 233 more words


Talk at Complex Networks 2017

I will give a talk at the Complex Networks 2017 conference in Lyon (Nov 29 – Dec 01 2017). My presentation will cover the iGEM study on team success in science. 8 more words


Maintaining Our Media Presence In Academia

Through these recently passed few weeks, I was given the amazing opportunity to attend two academic conferences, both of which were a first time experience. I showcased the Macquarie University iGEM Team’s project-HydroGEM-at the Synthetic Biology Australasia conference 2017 as well as the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research, and my Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship project ‘Is Butter A Villain’ in collaboration with Dr Stephney Whillier at the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017. 136 more words