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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.

Dow AgroSciences and PICSE help students into science careers

02 November, 2010

Dow AgroSciences has joined forces with PICSE (Primary Industry Centre for Science Education) to help attract Australia’s future scientists to careers in agribusiness and research.

TecQuipment engineering education products

04 February, 2010

TecQuipment designs, develops and manufactures a comprehensive range of products for engineering education.

Scientists embrace business

01 December, 2009

Communication, project management and commercialisation skills combined with advanced scientific knowledge can create a degree that is the scientific equivalent to an MBA.

Laboratory management course

08 April, 2009 by

The New Manager program is a comprehensive and accelerated course designed to assist managers in developing their skills of self management and managing the performance of others. It covers the breadth of people management skills and introduces participants to practical tools and strategies.

$10m researchers in business scheme announced

09 March, 2009

A $10 million program to help Australian inventions get to market was launched by the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Kim Carr, at the Universities Australia conference in Canberra, recently.

$108 million in grants to health and medical researchers

11 February, 2009

Research grants to 15 health and medical research teams have been announced. The grants, worth an average of $7.2 million, will provide employment for a significant number of researchers.

Call for continued investment in health research

06 February, 2009

Research Australia has called for continued investment in the discovery and development of new treatments, therapies and services in health in its 2009–10 Budget submission.

10-year plan for pharmaceuticals industry released

03 February, 2009

The Pharmaceuticals Industry Strategy Group has produced a report outlining a 10-year plan for the pharmaceuticals industry in Australia.

Bring back bucket chemistry

23 January, 2009 by Janette Woodhouse, Editor

Science is losing popularity as a tertiary education destination. Would putting some fun and adventure into the subject at school reverse this trend?

Politics and research grants

23 January, 2009

Politics does affect funding decisions according to research from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.

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