ANU parasite expert named science teacher of the year

04 Mar 2024

A professor from The Australian National University (ANU) helping humanity deal with the deadly consequences of parasites, including malaria, has been named one of Australia’s best science teachers.


Professor Alexander Maier, from the ANU Research School of Biology, has taken out the science category in the 2023 Australian Awards for Teaching Excellence, announced by Universities Australia overnight.


The award recognises Professor Maier’s innovative approach to teaching the science of parasites, including through pop culture and even a flea circus, which challenges students’ preconceptions. 

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