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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks have become an essential part of our lives. Although PPE may be vital for our health and safety, what is PPE waste doing to our environment? The enormous increase in medical waste from single use PPE – in particular, face masks – …

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Our new free design workshop is live and ready for viewing! As of today, anyone can sign up and watch the free workshop at their leisure. The video combines the best bits of previous presentations Molly has given over the years and distilled it down into an info-packed 30 minute session. Throughout the workshop you’ll …

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Goodbye 2020, hello 2021! And in typical New Year fashion, we’ve built a brand new website to better reflect our latest services and offers.​ 2020 brought with it the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, and for us Melbournians, it also brought with it, 7 long months of lockdown.  There’s no denying it had been hard on everyone, …

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Looking for a new podcast to tune into? Why not check out The ACES Podcast podcast by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES). Sam Findlay hosts some incredible guests from the ACES network who each provide an illuminating perspective on what it’s like to work in science and share their journeys, highlights, …

The ACES Podcast: Episode 14 Read More »

Animation is a simple, effective way to communicate all the whats, whys and hows of research. This makes them both a great educational asset and marketing tool to attract funding and collaborative opportunities. Such animations need to be informative, engaging and have that little extra something that makes audiences go “wow!” That’s why we’ve teamed …

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Deakin’s Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) researchers and industry partners HeiQ Australia are making hand sanitiser for Victoria’s emergency service workers to combat the supply shortages brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. But of course, those hundreds of litres of hand sanitiser need to be labelled clearly to ensure those working on the front line …

Labels for the COVID Cause Read More »

Looking for a new podcast to tune into? Why not check out the Lab Notes podcast by Eon Labs? Eon Labs director Leo Stevens hosts some incredible guests in the fields of science, technology – and now design! Episode 8: The Art of Science features our very own Creative in Chief, Molly chatting all things …

Lab Notes: The Art of Science Read More »

Like all of you, we’ve been watching the pandemic situation unfold and develop into an increasingly serious issue – one that is not going away anytime soon. So what does COVID-19 mean for Patton’d Studios? There is no doubt this will absolutely have an impact on businesses – particularly small businesses both within Australia, and …

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Journal covers are some of our favourite creative projects! They’re a real chance to let loose and create some scientific artworks (#sciart) whilst collaborating with researchers and this year has seen some cracking covers produced in the Studio! We do journal covers a little differently in the Studio. Our aim is to be subtly accurate; …

Celebrating Success with Journal Covers Read More »

250, 000 Australians have epilepsy. That’s 1% of the population. Surprised? So were we! What’s more, many of those are children, and yet the educational materials geared towards kids are very limited. Neuroscientist and science communicator Jo Adams, felt that needed to change and so Nix and Nellie: the Cheeky Neurons were created! Nix and …

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