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Phage therapy wins commercialisation award

29 July, 2008

A Sydney company that has developed an innovative medical treatment for antibiotic resistant infections using bacteria-eating viruses has won the NSW government's 2008 BioFirstCommercialisation Award.

Australian cutting edge research on display

17 April, 2008

Science at the Shine Dome will showcase Australia's cutting edge research and scientific achievements in Canberra from May 7–9.

Queensland stem cell centre opens

03 April, 2008

The opening of the second node of Australia's Stem Cell Centre will strengthen Australia's biotechnology capability.

Academy of Science members announced

25 March, 2008

Seventeen of Australia’s leading scientists have been chosen to join the Australian Academy of Science.

High-tech production facility opens in Adelaide

12 March, 2008

Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Adelaide, SA.

Australia and New Zealand on display at Pittcon

10 March, 2008 by Janette Woodhouse

What's New in LAB Technology editor Janette Woodhouse reports on the Australian contingent at Pittcon 2008.

National Science Week grants announced

29 February, 2008

The National Science Week grants were announced on Tuesday, with $500,000 in funding provided to one of the most diverse sets of projects in the program's 11-year history.

Preparation for immunoassays seminar

13 February, 2008

The Fluorescence Applications in Biotechnology and Life Sciences Network and Science Industry Australia are preparing to run a seminar titled Luminescent Energy Transfer Immunoassays for the Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Analyte in Complex Matrices, to be held at Macquarie University on Tuesday 19 February.

NSW scientists shine at Academy Awards

21 January, 2008

Four scientists from New South Wales have won awards for scientific excellence in career research from peak science body the Australian Academy of Science.

A call for biotech innovations

07 August, 2007

A leading international research-based pharmaceutical company is calling for Australian scientists to help solve a scientific research dilemma, at the annual AusBiotech conference in Brisbane, October 21–25.

Entries closing

16 July, 2007

Nominations for the 2008 ATSE Clunies Ross Awards, Australia’s awards for scientists, technologists and innovators, close on 31 July 2007.

Yeast conference focuses on people

04 July, 2007

What is so awesome about yeast? Next week, almost 500 of the world’s top yeast researchers will gather in Melbourne to discuss that topic at the 23rd International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Global scientific community dropping in on QUT

14 June, 2007

Scientists from NASA, Europe and Australia are expected to visit the Queensland University of Technology's Carseldine campus later this year, at the completion of the southern hemisphere's only microgravity tower.

A week of innovation

22 May, 2007

The Australian Innovation Festival is finishing with a bang this week, with events including the AIIA iAwards and the Western Sydney Manufacturing Week 2007.

Conference on the importance of investing in science

08 May, 2007

The importance of investment in science and innovation will be emphasised on 16 May at the Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre, with the annual conference of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Association.

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