WA Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee visits NCIG

Members of the WA Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee spent two days at NCIG learning about the NCIG collection and the potential value that may be leveraged from the collection by the ethical application of genomic research.

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WA Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee visit ANU

Fitzroy Crossing cemetery relocation

The remains of 70 Aboriginal Australians have been exhumed from the Old Pioneer Cemetery in Fitzroy Crossing WA as the river continues to erode the site.

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Closing the Genomics Research Gap Symposium

Azure Hermes (Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator) and Professor Simon Easteal (Director) were invited to attend the Closing the Genomics Research Gap Symposium at McGill University in Montreal, Canada in June.

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About NCIG

Harnessing the science of DNA to improve the health and well-being of Australia's First Peoples.

Our DNA. Our people. Our stories. Our way.

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We acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we work, and pay our respects to the elders of the Ngunnawal people past and present.

News

05
Sep
2018
Members of the WA Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee spent two days at NCIG learning about the NCIG collection and the potential value that may be leveraged from the collection by...
10
Aug
2018
The remains of 70 Aboriginal Australians have been exhumed from the Old Pioneer Cemetery in Fitzroy Crossing WA as the river continues to erode the site.  The names of those...
17
Jun
2018
Azure Hermes (Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator) and Professor Simon Easteal (Director) were invited to attend the Closing the Genomics Research Gap Symposium ...
12
Dec
2017
NCIG hosted a session about Indigenous genomics for the ANU Indigenous STEM Summer School for high school students on 12 December 2017.  The session was designed and led by...
Kulama 2012 Image used by kind permission of the artist, Timothy Cook.

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