Weekender introduces scientist Derek Richard who's involved with the search for a COVID-19 vaccine and an anti-ageing drug to combat cancer.
Associate Professor Richard was in the Bundaberg Region this week, inspiring the next generation of researchers.
“Science and discoveries are addictive,” he said.
Our digital magazine also reveals how to apply for free tube stock to plant trees as part of the One Million Trees program.
Other Weekender stories
- Ashfield Country Practice doctor, Associate Professor Brad Murphy, has won a prestige award from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) for his work with Indigenous health.
- For the first time in six years TAFE Queensland will deliver horticultural courses at its Bundaberg campus with an industry expert already onboard.
- Volunteer-run community group Monduran Anglers and Stocking Association has introduced a survey app to help fishing enthusiasts report their catch and secure more funding for crucial fish stocking programs at Lake Monduran.
- It's nearly summer, so we have a tasty recipe for watermelon sorbet.
All this and much more.