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Professor Morawska in the Top 40 Australian Researchers in The Australian Research magazine!

Many congratulations to Professor Lidia Morawska, who has been named named in the list of Top 40 Australian Researchers in The Australian Research Magazine – please see page 9, and scroll to the Life Sciences & Earth Sciences section (https://specialreports.theaustralian.com.au/1540291/9/).

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Al Jazeera News: Professor Lidia Morawska explains "Coronavirus: What did they get wrong?"

Professor Lidia Morawska appeared in an Al Jazeera news YouTube video on the 19 August, on the topic of “Coronavirus: What did they get wrong?” To view the Video  

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COMMENTARY: It is Time to Address Airborne Transmission of COVID-19

A group of 239 scientists from around the world, co-led by Professor Lidia Morawska, Director of the ILAQH, has changed the global approach to infection control. They appealed to the medical community and to national and international bodies (including the World Health Organisation) to recognize the potential for airborne spread of…

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JUST PUBLISHED: COVID-19 patients in earlier stages exhaled millions of SARS-CoV-2 per hour

Another COVID paper success story. A paper titled, “COVID-19 patients in earlier stages exhaled millions of SARS-CoV-2 per hour” (ciaa1283, 2020), by Jianxin Ma, Xiao Qi, Haoxuan Chen, Xinyue Li, Zheng Zhang, Haibin Wang, Lingli Sun, Lu Zhang, Jiazhen Guo, Lidia Morawska, Sergey A. Grinshpun, Pratim Biswas, Richard C. Flagan, Maosheng…

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QUT Media Release: We ignore COVID-19 airborne spread indoors at our peril: 239 scientists

A plea issued by 239 scientists from around the world to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19 addressed to international health authorities is to be published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. The 239 signatories from 32 countries come from many different areas of science and engineering, including…

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Podcast "From Australian bushfires to disease transmission: Role of aerosols"

Atmospheric Tales is a podcast that covers themes related to air pollution and climate change. Episode 04 of the Podcast dated 11 June, features an interview with Professor Lidia Morawska titled “From Australian bushfires to disease transmission: Role of aerosols” to discuss bushfires in Australia and their impact on air quality. For

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JUST PUBLISHED: How can airborne transmission of COVID-19 indoors be minimised?

There is a new paper in Environment International titled, “How can airborne transmission of COVID-19 indoors be minimised?”, published by a group of multidisciplinary co-authors from around the world, led by Professor Lidia Morawska!

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Mega milestone for KOALA air monitoring network!

The team at QUT’s International Laboratory for Air Quality & Health (ILAQH), led by Professor Lidia Morawska, celebrated a huge milestone this week with their low-cost air quality monitoring network sensing its 10 millionth record. The air quality sensing device, dubbed the KOALA (Knowing Our Ambient Local Air-quality) was wholly…

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QUT Media Release, IFE: COVID-19 is in the air, experts say

QUT air quality expert, Professor Lidia Morawska from QUT’s International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health said the world should face the reality of airborne transmission in the fight against COVID-19. “Hand washing and maintaining social distance of 1.5 metres are the main measures recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)…

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Congratulations to Professor Lidia Morawska, elected a Fellow for the Australian Academy of Science!

Congratulations to Professor Lidia Morawska, who has just been elected a Fellow for the Australian Academy of Science! An acknowledgement of her outstanding contributions to science and society! For more information, visit the Australian Academy of Science website