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ATSE opens award nominations, encourages STEM investment

23 September, 2020

Each year, ATSE recognises leading lights who make extraordinary contributions to technological science and engineering in Australia.


Vibrating worm wins Aus researchers 2020 Ig Nobel Prize

21 September, 2020

The researchers won the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for determining what happens to the shape of a living earthworm when one vibrates the earthworm at high frequency.


Aussie team wins COVID-19 hackathon

14 August, 2020 by Lauren Davis

The team won the Best Use of Technology category in NASA's Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge virtual hackathon with their COVID-19 safe air purifying solution.


ATSE announces 2020 award winners

03 August, 2020

The Academy of Technology and Engineering's 2020 Innovation and Excellence Awards recognised breakthroughs in fields including biotech, agriculture and engineering.


Aus researcher awarded prestigious analytical science prize

09 July, 2020

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh has been awarded the 2020 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry.


Award winners announced for 2020 World Metrology Day

21 May, 2020

20 May was World Metrology Day, celebrating the central role of metrology, or measurement science, in trade, scientific discovery and innovation.


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.


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