International Humans in Space Summit 2022 – two more live virtual US panels to come!

The first two days of IHS 2022 held in-person in Sydney were a tremendous success, and the buzz amongst the attendees was awesome! The final three days of the conference will feature pre-recorded individual presentations in the featured topic areas of: We are also running three live virtual panels featuring our US colleagues, and althoughContinue reading “International Humans in Space Summit 2022 – two more live virtual US panels to come!”

Registration closing soon for the International Humans in Space Summit 2022!!

IHS 2022 is coming soon, starting on Monday 07 November 2022. Don’t miss out on reserving your place, either in-person in Sydney or online. If you are based in Sydney, Canberra, or within commuting distance, don’t miss out on snapping up your ticket for a fabulous two days of in-person presentations, panels, and networking. OnlineContinue reading “Registration closing soon for the International Humans in Space Summit 2022!!”

Registration is open and FINAL ‘call for abstracts’

Registration is now open for the International Humans in Space Summit 2022 (hybrid, 7-11 November), and the final call for virtual speaker proposals/panellists is open to October 11th. https://form.jotform.com/222337708945867 The virtual days will be 9-11 November, with pre-recorded presentations (15-20 minutes each) and live virtual panels in both Australian and US time zones. Registration isContinue reading “Registration is open and FINAL ‘call for abstracts’”

AWEMS ‘Stoke the Fire’ 2022 Conference – EARLYBIRD TICKETS END SOON! (Tues Sept 13th 11:59pm)

Tickets for the Australasian Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society (AWEMS) ‘STOKE THE FIRE’ Conference, nipaluna/Hobart (and Online), 14-16th October 2022 are on sale! Click here to buy TICKETS and view schedule . ACRRM and FAWM accreditation pending. Join us for presentations and workshops from world-leading experts on a wide variety of topics including Antarctic medicine, documentary medicine, multi-trauma bush rescue, humanContinue reading “AWEMS ‘Stoke the Fire’ 2022 Conference – EARLYBIRD TICKETS END SOON! (Tues Sept 13th 11:59pm)”

‘Stoke the fire’ – 2022 AWEMS Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Conference

Don’t miss out on tickets for the 2022 AWEMS conference, coming soon from 14-16 October in Hobart, Tasmania at the UTAS Medical Science Precinct (online participation also available). BUY TICKETS After the great success of our inaugural conference last year, we will be back again this year with another thrilling AWEMS conference. With the goalContinue reading “‘Stoke the fire’ – 2022 AWEMS Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Conference”

Call for abstracts – International Humans in Space Summit 2022

The ‘call for abstracts’ is open for the International Humans in Space Summit 2022. Speaker proposals are invited for both pre-recorded individual presentations and participation in live panels in either Australian or US time zones. About the Summit   The 4th International Humans in Space Summit, previously the Australian Space Biology x Health Summit (ASBX), wasContinue reading “Call for abstracts – International Humans in Space Summit 2022”

Fundraising for the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal

The ad astra vita project in conjunction with the International Humans in Space Summit 2022 is proud to be supporting fundraising for the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal. Donations of A$2 or more are tax-deductible for Australian tax purposes. To donate, please visit: https://ukraine.unicef.org.au/t/ihs2022. Why are we fundraising for UNICEF and Ukraine? Part of our mutualContinue reading “Fundraising for the UNICEF Ukraine Emergency Appeal”

SANS – Space Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome

We are pleased to bring you a further blog post from our special guest editor, Philip Vukovic – BSc (Melb). Many thanks to Philip for this very informative article. With prospects of a long-duration spaceflight mission to Mars, it is of vital importance that appropriate countermeasures are developed to prevent Space Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome (SANS) during spaceflight, andContinue reading “SANS – Space Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome”

The Jus Ad Astra Project – human rights in space

We are delighted to share the latest newsletter from the Jus Ad Astra Project regarding human rights in space, and a link to a recent article about the Project. As well as the rights to water, a breathable atmosphere, and a habitable environment, the ‘right to health’ is also an important human right, as humansContinue reading “The Jus Ad Astra Project – human rights in space”

Earth Day 2022

Tomorrow, NASA joins the worldwide Earth Day celebration with resources and events to inspire us to be better stewards of our planet. Next Gen STEM Earth Toolkit Bring the STEM celebration to the classroom with this toolkit filled with NASA Earth science resources. For even more, check out Earth Day resources from the team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. EarthContinue reading “Earth Day 2022”