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Scientex appointed a distributor for Precisa balances

18 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Scientex Pty Ltd

Scientific instrument supplier Scientex has been appointed a distributor for the Precisa (Swiss and Chinese) range of analytical, benchtop and specialist application balances.

Epichem to expand lab space by 50%

18 July, 2017 by

Epichem, a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian-listed PharmAust, has announced plans to expand its laboratory space and hood capacity by 50%.

NHMRC award winners announced

13 July, 2017 by

Exceptional researchers in the fields of infectious disease, autoimmunity, chronic pain and Parkinson's disease are among the Australians honoured with National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards.

Dr Elise Sullivan joins LeafCann Research

12 July, 2017 by

Medicinal cannabis start-up LeafCann Research and Advisory has appointed Dr Elise Sullivan as its director of clinical education.

Australia enters strategic partnership with ESO

12 July, 2017 by

The Australian Government has signed a 10-year strategic partnership with the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

Fighting superbugs with microscopic tracks

11 July, 2017 by

University of Technology Sydney scientist and Associate Professor Cynthia Whitchurch has become the first female scientist to win the David Syme Research Prize in over 30 years.

Life sciences industry welcomes visa changes

05 July, 2017 by

The life sciences industry has welcomed the restoration of key occupations for the medical technology, biotechnology, research and pharmaceutical sector to the skilled migration visa list.

Superstars of STEM smash gender stereotypes

04 July, 2017 by

Arthur Sinodinos has announced the first 30 Superstars of STEM — an initiative to raise the profile of Australia's most dynamic female scientists and technologists and create a critical mass of strong, visible, relatable and public female role models in STEM.

New medical cannabis body launched

23 June, 2017 by

A new industry body, the Medical Cannabis Council, has been launched with an aim to develop best practice and standards for producing, supplying and distributing medical cannabis.

Lab Innovations 2017

22 June, 2017 by

Lab Innovations, the UK's dedicated show for laboratory technology, analytical and biotech equipment, returns for its sixth consecutive year from 1–2 November 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Cancer start-up receives US$16m funding

19 June, 2017 by

QUE Oncology, a clinical-stage biotechnology company established by The University of Queensland and Emory University (Atlanta, USA), has received US$16 million in series A investment.

AACB Annual Scientific Conference

06 June, 2017 by

Leading international and local scientific experts will provide insights on current concepts and strategies to deliver the timely diagnostic services required for clinical management.

MTPConnect's Sue MacLeman receives leadership award

02 June, 2017 by

MTPConnect Chief Executive Officer Sue MacLeman has been awarded BioMelbourne Network's 2017 Women in Leadership award.

IP Group to invest $200m in Australian research

01 June, 2017 by

British intellectual property commercialisation company IP Group has signed agreements with nine Australasian universities to invest $200 million in finding and developing companies involved in disruptive innovation.

New leadership at WA's Perron Institute

31 May, 2017 by

The Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science has welcomed Emeritus Professor Alan Robson AO CitWA as its new board chair.

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