This week, Biotext will be helping to inspire the next generation of science students. Each year, the National Youth Science Forum brings together Year 11 students with a passion for science in a 12-day residential program. The program is designed to give students a broader understanding of the diverse study and career options available in science,technology,… Read more »
Strong biosecurity plans and management help to keep Australia safe from disease. Wildlife Health Australia has developed Guidelines for management of an emergency wildlife disease response to ensure that we can respond to disease emergencies in wildlife, in the same way that we respond to disease emergencies in farm animals. The guidelines can be used for… Read more »
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Vaccine safety can be a concern for parents. Australia aims to make sure that vaccines provided to children through the National Immunisation Program are safe by using a national monitoring system. AusVaxSafety sends an SMS to parents or carers after their child has been vaccinated,to ask whether the child had any reactions. Between November 2016… Read more »
Many factors can influence your risk of breast cancer. Some can’t be changed, but making healthy lifestyle choices can make a real difference. The Cancer Australia Breast cancer risk factors website aims to provide the best evidence-based information to help women reduce their risk. Biotext writers and editors worked with Cancer Australia to make sure… Read more »
‘On World AIDS Day 2018, we remember those lost and those living with HIV. We also reaffirm our commitment to translate our best values into action.’ Adj A/Prof Darryl O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO). The World AIDS Day booklet is produced each year by the AFAO to showcase progress against… Read more »
The Biotext team of writers, editors and designers wish you a very happy holiday season.
Across the globe, extraordinary young people are creatively seeking ways to prevent violence and consolidate peace. However, many are frustrated by the tendency of their governments and international actors to treat youth as a problem to be solved, rather than as partners for peace. Biotext recently worked with UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, to edit… Read more »
A data-literate workforce can find, interpret, synthesise and present data from a wide variety of sources. In the public sector, this means better and faster advice to decision makers and the people creating the policies that affect how we all live. The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) recently unveiled a course of e-learning modules and… Read more »
A series of workshops has been demystifying the often intimidating world of data, helping to unlock its power for everyday benefit. Data allow us to make better decisions sooner, saving time and money, and improving social outcomes in fields such as education and health. However, data come in many – often highly mathematical – forms.… Read more »