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Scholarships and fellowships to support women in science

06 December, 2023

ATSE has announced 116 scholarships as part of the Elevate: Boosting women in STEM program, while the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science initiative honoured five female scientists from Australia and New Zealand.

Oceanographer named NSW Scientist of the Year, nominations open for PM's Prizes

22 November, 2023

Professor Trevor McDougall was recognised for his contribution to our understanding of the fundamental physics of the ocean.

NSW Govt recognises leading cancer researchers

15 November, 2023

Professors Georgina Long and Richard Scolyer were named NSW Australians of the Year for their immunotherapy approach for advanced melanoma, while Anthony Gill has been named Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year.

2023 GSK Award recognises leading ubiquitin researcher

06 November, 2023

Professor David Komander won the 2023 GSK Award for Research Excellence for his work in elevating global understanding of the ubiquitin system.

Quantum pioneer awarded 2023 PM's Prize for Science

17 October, 2023

Professor Michelle Simmons AO, from UNSW Sydney, has received the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science for her pioneering developments in quantum computing

CSL Centenary Fellowships recognise new approaches to cancer therapy

13 October, 2023

Two Australian scientists have been awarded CSL Centenary Fellowships, valued at $1.25 million over five years, for their work developing new kinds of cancer therapies.

2023 Nobel Prize winners announced

05 October, 2023

Significantly, the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for the research that gave rise to the mRNA vaccines that contained the COVID-19 pandemic and saved millions of lives.

Jian Zhou Medal awarded to cancer, immunology researchers

15 September, 2023

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has announced Professor Laura Mackay and Professor David Ziegler as the recipients of the 2023 Jian Zhou Medal.

Winners announced: 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

30 August, 2023

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes shine a light on the incredible work being done in science and science engagement in Australia.

Evident names 2022 Image of the Year Award winners

10 August, 2023

Laurent Formery won the grand prize for his stunning image of the nervous system of a juvenile sea star.

2023 Gruber Genetics Prize awarded for mRNA quality control

21 July, 2023

Molecular biologists Dr Allan Jacobson and Dr Lynne Maquat received the prize for their contributions to identifying and describing the mechanism of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay.

Nominations open for 2023 GSK Award for Research Excellence

02 June, 2023

Nominations for one of the most prestigious and longstanding awards available to the Australian medical research community are now open for 2023.

Nominations open for 2023 ASPIRE Prize

27 April, 2023

The theme for this year is Inclusive Science, Technology and Innovation for a Resilient and Sustainable Environment.

Aust Academy of Science announces 2023 honorific awardees

17 March, 2023

The Australian Academy of Science has announced its honorific awards for 2023, in doing so recognising 22 scientists for their outstanding contributions.

2022 GSK Award recognises cancer genetics researcher

09 December, 2022

Professor Georgia Chenevix-Trench won the GSK Award for Research Excellence for her research investigating genetic predispositions to breast and ovarian cancer.

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