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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.

Research grants boost national postgraduate numbers

22 December, 2008

The research in the university sector will be strengthened by the Rudd government's funding of an additional 1000 Australian Postgraduate Awards.

Research independence

19 November, 2008

Government and public researchers sign rights and responsibilities charters.

VU and Shimadzu foster science in schools

03 November, 2008

Victoria University and Shimadzu are providing technical expertise and high-tech equipment to 12 Victorian secondary schools to help promote science as a tertiary chioce.

Research training in Australian universities

03 November, 2008

A parliamentary report into research training has found that attracting and training the next generation of Australian researchers is being hampered by inadequate funding.

Grants for new projects and conferences

17 September, 2008

Clean energy technologies, investigation of climate change issues and technologies to promote healthy ageing are some of the areas to receive funding in the latest round of grants from the International Science Linkages Competitive Grants scheme.

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