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22 September 2020 (Part 1, English): Reach for the Stars – A Nobel Laureate talks on the importance of Science in COVID-19


The interplay of immunology, sociology and ecology in the coronavirus pandemic.

The AIC’s Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research, in collaboration with AIC partner Universitas Hasanuddin, is proud to present an inspirational two-hour webinar in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.

The first hour, conducted in English, featured Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty on the impact and learnings from COVID-19 in immunology, sociology and ecology, alongside UNHAS Rector Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu and Dean of the UNHAS School of Graduate Studies Professor Jamaluddin Jompa.


Laureate Professor Peter Doherty AC, Patron of the Doherty Institute and Immunologist

Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering the nature of the cellular immune defense.

Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu, Universitas Hasanuddin Rector and Sociologist

Professor Dwia Aries Tina Pulubuhu is the Rector of Universitas Hasanuddin, and the first woman to hold this position.

Professor Jamaluddin Jompa, Professor in Marine Ecology and Management & Dean of the Graduate School, Universitas Hasanuddin

Professor Jamaluddin Jompa also serves an advisor to the Indonesian Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries.


Helen Brown, Head of Communications & Outreach @ The Australia-Indonesia Centre

Helen Brown is a former journalist and ABC Indonesia correspondent. She previously served as Digital Economy Fellow at the AIC. << Full bio



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