Published 8 times a year, Lab+Life Scientist keeps science, research, medical and laboratory professionals abreast of new products, discoveries, developments and technology advances in the ever-changing field of science. The magazine brings together the best features and content from its longstanding predecessors, Australian Life Scientist (1991) and What’s New in Lab Technology (1990). The new combined title launched in September 2014.

Lab+Life Scientist magazine has an editorial mix of business news, research and funding updates, industry comment, feature articles, conference previews, case studies and succinct new product items, making it a 'must read' for industry leaders.

Target Audience

Every laboratory facility in Australia (government and private), including universities, hospitals, biotech, research and clinical. Qualified readership includes department heads, research leaders, lab management, and senior scientific and technical officers. Click here for a sample reader list.

Audited Circulation

As at September 2014, Lab+Life Scientist has an average circulation of 7,200. This includes just under 6,800 mailed to subscribers and the remainder distributed at key conferences.

Circulation by job title
  • Lab Management (20%)
  • Lab Director/Dept Head (15%)
  • Technical Officer (15%)
  • Corporate Management (14%)
  • R&D/Quality (11%)
  • Consultant (9%)
  • Lab Personnel (8%)
  • Education (5%)
  • Other (3%)
Circulation by industry
  • Analysis/Testing (20%)
  • Research - Life Sciences (13%)
  • Clinical/Life Sciences (13%)
  • Research - Clincal/Medical (12%)
  • Education/Training (10%)
  • Research - Other (10%)
  • Technical Service Maintenance (9%)
  • Environmental Waste (5%)
  • Quality Assurance (5%)
  • Non-Laboratory Environment (3%)

Editorial Calendar + Media Kit

Get the latest editorial calendar (including conference distribution schedule) in the 2014 Media Kit

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