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$12m boost for Australian space sector

22 March, 2019

The Australian Government has announced $6 million towards a Mission Control Centre and $6 million to establish a Space Discovery Centre.

$22m program to fund early-stage disease research

21 February, 2019

The Australian Government is providing more than $22 million for important early-stage research that will lead to new interventions, cures and treatments of major diseases.

$40 million distributed under CRC-P Program

18 January, 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced the results of the sixth Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) selection round.

ARC funding delays now worst on record — STA

23 November, 2018

The research sector is experiencing the longest delay to Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announcements in history.

UQ receives funding for chronic pain, Alzheimer's projects

13 November, 2018

Research projects into chronic pain and Alzheimer's disease have received $125,000 each under the Queensland-Chinese Academy of Science Collaborative Science Fund.

Independent selection of grants essential for integrity of research system

29 October, 2018

Industry has expressed concerns about the Ministerial veto on 11 grant applications recommended for funding by the ARC.

$2.5m funding for research into new immune therapies and complications of stroke

15 October, 2018

Two Australian scientists have each been awarded an AU$1.25 million, five-year CSL Centenary Fellowship.

$690,000 in funding for three life science projects

10 October, 2018

MTPConnect has awarded $690,000 to three key life sciences projects, in an effort to support researchers, improve collaboration and open up international market opportunities.

UNSW–China partnership to support 10 innovation projects

04 September, 2018

UNSW Sydney and Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute have signed an agreement that will support 10 major technological innovation projects.

$200 million for 320 research projects

17 August, 2018

A total of 320 projects will receive $200 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) following a competitive process.

$180m in funding to advance 132 research projects

03 August, 2018

The funding will support ARC Future Fellowships, Australian Laureate Fellowships, Linkage Projects, and Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres.

Research plan welcomed but concerns raised over lack of detail

17 May, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

Genomics, nanotechnology, imaging, supercomputing and astronomy are some of the areas set to get a boost from the federal government's research investment strategy.

Gender bias found in cancer research funding

16 May, 2018

Male researchers receive far greater funding for cancer research than their female equivalents, according to a UK-led study.

Science research gets Budget boost

09 May, 2018

Multiple funding boosts for science research, including precision medicine and genomics, were announced in the 2018–19 Federal Budget.

Opinion: 2018–19 Budget should focus on biotech

04 May, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Dr Chris Nave, CEO of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund, shares his thoughts on how the upcoming Budget could be used to boost Australia's biotech industry.

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