The University of Queensland will launch the inaugural National Head Lice Awareness Day on Friday, February 4.

SCMB's Associate Professor Steve Barker is an international expert on the evolution, control, biology and genetics of head lice, and has been studying lice for 25 years.

Associate Professor Barker said the National Head Lice Awareness Day aims to assist parents by increasing community awareness of this important issue.

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