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NHMRC presents 2019 Research Excellence Awards

16 March, 2020

Research Excellence Awards are awarded each year to top-ranked researchers and teams following peer review of applications to the NHMRC's highly competitive grant schemes.


Australian Academy of Science presents 2020 honorific awards

03 March, 2020

The Australian Academy of Science has presented its prestigious 2020 honorific awards to 18 different researchers for their outstanding contributions to science.


Aussie astronomer Lisa Kewley wins James Craig Watson Medal

29 January, 2020

Professor Lisa Kewley has been awarded the 2020 James Craig Watson Medal by the US National Academy of Sciences for her contributions to the study of galaxy formation and evolution.


Blood-clotting treatment wins Drug Discovery of the Year 2020

24 January, 2020

Caplacizumab is said to be the first nanobody therapy to treat adults with the rare autoimmune blood-clotting disorder known as acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.


Do you have a technology idea that could help people with MS?

23 December, 2019

Novartis is offering a US$250,000 prize to fund development of pioneering innovation with great potential in advancing assistive tech for multiple sclerosis (MS).


Cell death pioneers win CSL Florey Medal

02 December, 2019

Andreas Strasser and David Vaux provided the first insights into the molecular mechanisms for cell death, and the first evidence that the failure of cells to undergo programmed death can lead to cancer and autoimmune disease.


Malaria researcher wins major award

27 November, 2019

Professor Brendan Crabb AC has received the 2019 GSK Award for Research Excellence for his research focused on finding the next generation of treatments and vaccines for malaria.


Dr Karl wins UN prize for science communication

21 November, 2019

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has become the first ever Australian to receive the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularisation of Science.


Fluorescent turtle embryo wins Nikon Small World competition

31 October, 2019

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition serves as a leading showcase for photomicrographers from a wide array of scientific disciplines.


Award-winning study finds antioxidants improve embryo development

28 October, 2019

The presence of antioxidants during IVF and embryo culture significantly increased embryo quality during development in the laboratory, the study found.


2019 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science awarded

21 October, 2019

The Australian scientific, research and science teaching community recently came together to recognise some of the country's leading scientists and science educators.


2020 Centenary Fellowships fund malaria, cancer research

17 October, 2019

Two Australian scientists have each been awarded $1.25 million CSL Centenary Fellowships to improve treatments for two of the world's biggest health challenges.


Applications now open for Scopus Researcher Awards

15 October, 2019

The Scopus Researcher Awards recognise outstanding researchers in Australia and New Zealand who have made significant contributions to their fields and areas of research.


2019 Nobel Prize winners announced

11 October, 2019

The 2019 Nobel Prizes acknowledge scientists whose discoveries have opened up possibilities for humankind that were previously unfathomable.


Aus institutions awarded for improving gender equity

30 September, 2019

Thirteen Australian institutions have received Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Awards as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative.


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