Lab business > Awards

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.


Wombat poo research wins 2019 Ig Nobel Prize

17 September, 2019

Scientists from the University of Tasmania are among an international research team that recently set out to crack the secret of the unique cubed poo of wombats.


2019 Lasker Awards for biomedical research announced

11 September, 2019

Australia's own Jacques Miller is among the winners of the 2019 Lasker Awards, widely regarded as America's top biomedical research prize.


2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes winners announced

30 August, 2019

Described as Australia's leading science awards, the prizes saw trophies and $170,000 in prize money presented across four categories.


Infectious diseases researcher wins Health Minister's Award

02 July, 2019

ANU's Dr Si Ming Man has won the annual Commonwealth Health Minister's Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research for 2018.


  • All content Copyright © 2020 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd