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Science opportunity for year 9 students

19 October, 2006

The Siemens Science Experience is a three-day hands-on science, engineering and technology program that will be conducted in Australian universities in 2006/2007 for students who will be entering year 10 in 2007.


Patent mapping and technology licensing

09 October, 2006 by David Lambourne, Freehills Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

Australia is a net importer of intellectual property rights. A question that all people who invest in intellectual property should ask is "Are you paying too much?" The answer to this question in many cases is "Yes!"


MoU focuses on education

04 September, 2006

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and Engineers Australia plan to work more closely together to advance the development of better public policy in relation to engineering and technology issues.


500 Australian Standards to be cut

28 August, 2006

To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.


Now is not the time to pause in the fight for increased research funding

09 August, 2006 by Duncan Jones, Executive Director, SIA

On 10 March 2006, the Treasurer, Mr Peter Costello, announced the Productivity Commission's review of public support for science and innovation in Australia


Survey finds FDA scientists pressured to exclude and alter findings

02 August, 2006

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) in the US has released survey results that demonstrate pervasive and dangerous political influence of science at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Research capability to be boosted by improved collaboration

31 July, 2006

The Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop has announced six initiatives that will support greater collaboration between researchers, both domestically and internationally.


Changes to standard

31 July, 2006

Standards Australia Committee ME-002-04 has agreed to adopt ISO 11623:2002 ‘Transportable gas cylinders – Periodic inspection and testing of composite gas cylinders’ with national modifications.


Secret science business

08 June, 2006

Open sharing of information is a basic principle of the scientific process, but it is well known that secrecy has become a fact of life in academic science


Congressional delegation finds US lagging on stem cell research

05 June, 2006

The Congressional delegation announced during a fact-finding trip to the UK, that the United States is lagging behind other leading nations on stem cell research.


Innovation Report reveals strengths in science and innovation

18 May, 2006

The Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP has released the Australian Government’s Innovation Report 2005-06.


Dud deals for science will topple “house of cards”

08 May, 2006

A University of Queensland team has challenged the nation’s corporate and political leaders to urgently boost investment in science and technology.


Linking Australian science to the world

03 May, 2006

Nine Australian research projects which target the National Research Priorities will share in $2.9 million in funding in a round of the International Science Linkages (ISL) Competitive Grants, as part of the Backing Australia’s Ability initiative.


Specialist centre for biotech training

24 January, 2006

Education and Training Minister Lynne Kosky visited the Box Hill Institute to launch BioSkills, the Specialist Centre in Biotechnology Training.


Building the future through science and innovation

02 December, 2005

The Australian government is encouraging Australia's research and business communities to work together through 'Backing Australia's Ability (BAA) - Building Our Future through Science and Innovation'.


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