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ANSTO awards Australia's standout nuclear scientists

24 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: ANSTO

The ANSTO Awards in Nuclear Science and Technology 2017 have been announced, celebrating a number of researchers for their work advancing nuclear science in Australia.

Winners of the 2017 Metcalf Prizes announced

20 November, 2017 by

Stem cell researchers Mark Dawn and Jessica Mar have both received $50,000 Metcalf Prizes from the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia.

Izon Science appoints PsS as Australian distributor

20 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Particle & Surface Sciences Pty Ltd

Particle & Surface Sciences (PsS) has been appointed distributor for Izon Science products across Australia.

Academy awards recognise bright stars of Australian science

17 November, 2017 by

Scientists working on the threat posed by the melting ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica, solving the mysteries of the universe and interpreting how disruptions of brain connectivity can lead to mental illness are some of the winners of the 2018 honorific awards from the Australian Academy of Science.

Lose the jargon, win the war — the fight against superbugs

15 November, 2017 by

University of Birmingham researchers have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist antibiotics, just days after one of their number voiced her concern surrounding the EU and UK's action plans to fight antibiotic-resistant infections.

Fresh Science 2017 is coming to a pub near you

13 November, 2017 by

Fresh Science — an Australia-wide competition helping early-career researchers find, and then share, their stories of discovery — is now underway for 2017.

Scientists and inventors among NSW Australian of the Year finalists

10 November, 2017 by

The nominees for the 2018 NSW Australian of the Year Awards have been announced, with several scientists and inventors reaching the finals of both the Australian and Young Australian of the Year categories.

MTPConnect and MTAA sign MoU

08 November, 2017 by

MTPConnect and the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly boost the Australian medtech industry.

Girls' interest in STEM is in decline, says report

03 November, 2017 by

The number of Australian girls taking part in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects has been declining at an alarming rate, causing Australia to fall behind compared with other developed countries.

2017 Women in Science Fellowships awarded

01 November, 2017 by

The winners of the 2017 L'Oréal for Women in Science Fellowships have been announced, with five lucky early-career female scientists receiving $25,000 to support them in their specialist area of research for one year.

EOI open for $5m BioMedTech Horizons program

01 November, 2017 by

MTPConnect has opened expressions of interest for the Australian Government's $5 million BioMedTech Horizons program.

New director elected to AusBiotech

30 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: AusBiotech Ltd

The 2017 AusBiotech annual general meeting (AGM) saw the election of Professor Jan Tennent as the new director of the organisation — an addition that is expected to bring a strong industry-research conduit to the AusBiotech board.

$7.3m funding for 20 medtech, pharma projects

27 October, 2017 by

Twenty national medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical projects will receive $7.385 million in funding from the industry growth centre MTPConnect.

Meet the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

19 October, 2017 by

The 2017 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science winners were awarded by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister Michaelia Cash at a dinner last night in the Great Hall of Parliament House.

$1.7 million awarded to seven Australian biomedical researchers

19 October, 2017 by

Seven biomedical researchers have been awarded more than $1.7 million, as Perpetual announced the recipients of the 2017 Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Awards for Biomedical Research.

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