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UWA becomes a global online classroom

19 February, 2013

The first free online courses in arts and science are about to be offered at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with US internet-study pioneer Stanford University.

Fera and Waters open international food safety training laboratory

01 February, 2013

A major new international food safety training facility, aimed at improving compliance with EU food import standards, has being launched by the UK Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and analytical equipment manufacturer Waters.

Opportunity to work with world-class scientists at summer school

25 October, 2012

Southern Cross University’s 2013 Science Summer School gives undergraduates or recent graduates the opportunity to team up with one of the university’s leading researchers to undertake a short science-based project over four weeks.

Grace announces additional patent notices of allowance for flash chromatography technology

19 October, 2012

WR Grace & Co announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted three additional notices of allowance related to the company’s Reveleris flash chromatography system.

We always knew we were smarter

19 October, 2012

If primary school students engage in science for just 10 hours/year, their standardised test scores in maths and language arts improve.

Exciting new science for Australian primary schools

08 October, 2012

The Australian Academy of Science’s science education program for primary schools, PrimaryConnections, released 10 new units last week, fully aligned to the national science curriculum.

Education reform needs stronger science focus, says La Trobe Chancellor

19 July, 2012

With higher education undergoing profound change - reflecting challenges in environmental degradation, food security, emerging diseases and more - La Trobe University Chancellor Adrienne E Clarke AC has called for urgent action to boost Australia’s scientific understanding and awareness.

ASTM program provides compliance evidence

18 April, 2012

A program sponsored and administered by ASTM International - the Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity - will be a major benefit to suppliers, by verifying to their customers their conformance with ASTM test methods.

How to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers

23 October, 2011

Across Australia and New Zealand and much of the world there is a growing shortage of science, engineering, technology and mathematics graduates. How to inspire students to pursue these subjects in their post-secondary education is challenging educators globally. Microsoft commissioned two surveys with Harris Interactive to try to gain insight about what can better prepare and inspire students to pursue post-secondary education in STEM subjects.

UTS institute adds momentum to MRCF

21 October, 2011

A collaborative effort by medical research teams to commercialise new research is gaining momentum with the addition of the ithree institute at the University of Technology, Sydney.

International Food Safety Training Laboratory opens

11 October, 2011

Waters Corporation, FDA and University of Maryland have opened the International Food Safety Training Laboratory.

Helping teachers bring new technologies into the classroom

18 July, 2011

Science teachers will be able to bring new technologies into the classroom thanks to a new online science resource.

Scientist for a Day program for NZ businesses

10 May, 2011

A program offering the services of Industrial Research Ltd’s scientists and engineers aims to encourage New Zealand businesses to focus on how R&D can improve their producitivity and profitability.

Quality improvements through online sorter training

29 April, 2011

A major multinational food processor purchased a subscription to Key’s PROliance Online Training program, as a way to effectively train its plant personnel on the maintenance and operation of Key Technology’s equipment.

Awards for early career researchers

10 November, 2010

The Australian Academy of Science welcomes the proposal by the Australian Research Council to create new Discovery Awards for early career researchers.

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