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National citizen science project: are you a binge listener?

23 August, 2012

The National Acoustic Laboratories, the Hearing CRC and the ABC have teamed up as part of National Science Week to run Sound Check Australia, the national noise and hearing survey, and are giving participants a chance to win $1000 worth of concert tickets.

Doors open for new medical research

14 August, 2012

Lifesaving medical research received a major boost yesterday, with the opening of the final stage of The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at The Australian National University.

Minister to open new medical research facility

10 August, 2012

The Hon Tanya Plibersek, Minister for Health, will be at The Australian National University on Monday 13 August to open the third and final stage of The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR).


09 August, 2012

Every year a variety of bioscience societies combine to hold a joint megaconference - ComBio.

Australian scientists racing to the London Olympics

13 July, 2012

It’s not just world-class athletes who will be representing Australia at the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London. A team of world-class scientists from the National Measurement Institute will be part of the competition to outwit any drug cheats at the Games.

NMI seminar on communicating risk in the 21st century

10 July, 2012

On 17 July, the National Measuring Institute (NMI) will host a seminar on risk perception and management for new technologies. The event will be held from 11 am-noon at NMI, Lindfield.

‘God particle’ collides with art and society this Sunday

05 July, 2012

Last night’s announcement of the discovery of the Higgs boson, or ‘God particle’, will collide with art and society on Sunday 8 July. ‘Colliding Ideas: Art, Society and Physics’ is a free public symposium, to be held at RMIT University in Central Melbourne from noon-5 pm.

International Nanomedicine Conference bound for Sydney

19 June, 2012

The Australian Centre for Nanomedicine at the University of New South Wales will host the third International Nanomedicine Conference from 2-4 July at the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach, Sydney.

Games research lab opens in Germany

05 June, 2012

RMIT University’s Games and Experimental Entertainment Laboratory has opened a European centre in the German city of Karlsruhe. Professor Daine Alcorn, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation and Vice-President, travelled to Karlsruhe to sign an agreement with Mayor Margret Mergen in a ceremony attended by Austrade.

Magnificent microbes: 2012 ASM Annual Scientific Meeting

30 March, 2012

The 2012 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting will showcase the importance of microbiology to our world through presentations delivered by national and international leaders in their disciplines.

State-of-the-art DNA lab for WA Museum

07 February, 2012

John Day - Minister for Planning; Culture and the Arts; Science and Innovation - has officially opened a new science and research facility at the Western Australian Museum’s Collection and Research Centre.

Life science conferences in Lorne next February

01 December, 2011

Proteomics, protein structure and function, cancer, genomics - whatever your life-science field of interest there is an international-standard conference sure to interest you in Lorne in February.

Laboratory Managers and Laboratory Design Conferences 2011

04 November, 2011 by

All people working in laboratory, scientific, technical and facilities management in all areas, including life science, analytical testing, education, research, pathology, food, construction, mining, pharmaceutical and quality control, must attend to update to the latest thinking in laboratory management, network with other laboratory, facility, research, scientific and technical managers and discover new productivity tools at the trade exhibition.

Final submissions for $100 million global challenge

02 November, 2011

GE is calling for final submissions for its $100 million global ‘healthymagination Challenge’ aimed at accelerating innovation in breast cancer, ahead of the closing date later this month.

Chief Minister supports what women want

20 October, 2011

The ACT Chief Minister is calling for women to participate in the country's 2011 survey of working women.

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