An Australian has been elected president of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), as it becomes increasingly involved in major global issues such as climate change, security and social responsibility.
The Australian government has announced it will provide $3.5 million for projects to commence in 2008 under the Australian Research Councilâ€™s (ARC) Linkage International scheme.
A $41 million national research facility for cutting-edge microscopy and microanalysis was launched by the Federal Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, at the University of Sydney today.
Teaching the responsible way to conduct research might not always guarantee positive results on students and young researchers, according to an American study presented at the first World Conference on Research Integrity in Lisbon this month.
Sydney University is contributing $30 million towards the construction of a new education and research centre at the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNS).
The latest funding round of the Victoria Israel Science and Technology R&D Fund (VISTECH) has just opened, with the deadline for all applications on Monday 10 September 2007.
The 2008 Rank Prize for Optoelectronics has been won by Prof Mandyam Srinivasan, head of Visual Neuroscience at the Queensland Brain Institute.
Rio Tinto has announced major funding for one of the world's largest civilian robotics research centres, a centre for mining automation, which will be based at The University of Sydney.
A major Australian study to better understand Alzheimer's disease has started.
Australian scientists will tomorrow take delivery of the silicon they will use to redefine the kilogram.
The government has introduced the Global Opportunities program, promising $254.1 million over 10 years to help Australian companies become global businesses.
Two respected chemists across the world from one another will share the 2007 Welch Award in Chemistry, bestowed for their achievements in theoretical chemistry.
Leading international molecular biologist, Professor Nadia Rosenthal has been appointed head of Victoriaâ€™s new Regenerative Medicine Institute in an announcement made by Minister for Innovation, John Brumby.
A leading Chinese official has highlighted Australiaâ€™s opportunity to undertake new R&D collaborations with Hong Kong, in the lead-up to the 2007 Cooperative Research Centres Association Conference.
University of Queensland researchers are using nanotechnology in the medical diagnostic testing of diseases such as cervical cancer.