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IAS Coordinates Regional Persistent Organic Pollutant (POPs)

The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) of the University of the South Pacific hosted the Pacific Regional POPs Project Inception Meeting from 21- 23 September 2009 at the IAS Conference room in Laucala. IAS recently received...[more]

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New Anti-Malarial Compounds Discovered at the Institute of Applied Sciences

Malaria affects millions of people annually with thousands of deaths.  The USPís Institute of Applied Sciences Drug Discovery Program has for many years hoped to help develop anti-malaria drugs, especially as it affects the...[more]

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The passing on of a 'great' man - Alifereti Bogiva

On Wednesday 26th August 2009, Alifereti Bogiva, a former employee of the Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) of the University of the South Pacific, and one of the pioneering fathers of FLMMA (Fiji Locally-Managed Marine Areas)...[more]

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Agricultural Pests Taxonomy Training

Scale insects found on many plants in Fiji can seriously affect plant growth.  A three day specialist training workshop on the Taxonomy of the Scale Insects of Fiji held from 13th to 15th July at the Institute of Applied...[more]

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Saving the unique wildlife of our Islands

In Fiji we have every reason to be proud of our natural heritage. Who else has the amazing crested iguana? Who can claim the beautiful red-throated lorikeet? And most Pacific islands donít even have one species of frog. We have...[more]

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IAS announces opening of its newly expanded & refurbished Microbiology Laboratory

The Institute of Applied Sciences recently opened its newly renovated Microbiology Laboratory that reflects international laboratory design standards.  From humble beginnings of an air-conditioned room within a wooden...[more]

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IAS Monitors Regional POPs Pollution

The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) of the University of the South Pacific recently received funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to monitor Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) pesticides in human milk and...[more]

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