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NHMRC restructures grant funding program

26 May, 2017 by

The National Health and Medical Research Council has restructured its grant program following a major review.

21 scientists join the Academy of Science

23 May, 2017 by

The Australian Academy of Science has inducted 21 of Australia's best scientists for their outstanding contributions to science.

Nominations open for GSK Award for Research

18 May, 2017 by

Nominations for GSK's Award for Research Excellence are now open until 10 July 2017.

A safe Budget for science

11 May, 2017 by Lauren Davis

Reactions to the 2017–18 Budget, delivered on the evening of 9 May, seem to indicate that the federal government is taking a safe and steady approach to science this year.

Funding boost for clinical trials

11 May, 2017 by

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance has welcomed the funding commitment for clinical trials and registries in the Federal Budget.

Australia's best young science communicator named

08 May, 2017 by

Microbiologist and honey expert Dr Nural Cokcetin has been named the country's best young science communicator at the Australian final of FameLab, an international competition sponsored by the British Council.

MTPConnect Project Fund Program applications to open in July

03 May, 2017 by

MTPConnect, the industry growth centre for the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector, will open the second round of its $15.6 million Project Fund Program in July.

Six characteristics of the scientist-entrepreneur

01 May, 2017 by Dr Cameron Ferris, Commercialisation Manager* | Supplied by: The iQ Group Global

What we need are true scientist-entrepreneurs who are able to navigate the complex pathway from the lab to the market with integrity, passion and determination, often in partnership with others, said Dr Cameron Ferris.

Supporting female superstars of STEM

01 May, 2017 by

Applications are now open for Science & Technology Australia's Superstars of STEM program — an ambitious new initiative to elevate the profiles of Australian women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

ARC appoints Professor Sue Thomas as CEO

28 April, 2017 by

Esteemed researcher Professor Sue Thomas has been announced as the new chief executive officer of the Australian Research Council (ARC) — a role she will commence on 3 July.

Prominent and ordinary Australians show their support for science

24 April, 2017 by

Australian scientists, technologists and celebrities have signed an Open Letter to reinforce their support for, and the significant value of, science and technology, just days after an ANUpoll found that a large majority of Australians support science and want politicians to rely more on the advice of scientists and experts.

ISA releases Issues Paper for Australian innovation

27 March, 2017 by

Innovation and Science Australia has released the 2030 Strategic Plan Issues Paper as part of its plan to drive the national conversation around the future of Australian innovation, science and research.

National Science Statement released

24 March, 2017 by

Arthur Sinodinos has unveiled the National Science Statement, articulating the government's vision and objectives for Australian science.

Do you work for a biological, chemical or veterinary laboratory?

22 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: NATA

Do you provide any testing, or aspects of testing, on human samples? If so, the TGA in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical device regulatory framework could impact you.

AXT to distribute 'mini synchrotron'

17 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

Lyncean Technologies, the manufacturer of the Lyncean Compact Light Source (CLS), has signed AXT as its exclusive representative in Australia and New Zealand.

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