Information on a new global system for the classification and labelling of chemicals was released by the Australian Compensation and Safety Council (ASCC) this week.
At the opening of the 2006 Laboratory Managers Conference at the Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne, the SIAâ€™s executive director, Duncan Jones MAICD, announced the formation of the Australasian Laboratory Managerâ€™s Association (ALMA).
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.
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!"
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.
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.
On 10 March 2006, the Treasurer, Mr Peter Costello, announced the Productivity Commission's review of public support for science and innovation in Australia
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).
The Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop has announced six initiatives that will support greater collaboration between researchers, both domestically and internationally.
Standards Australia Committee ME-002-04 has agreed to adopt ISO 11623:2002 â€˜Transportable gas cylinders â€“ Periodic inspection and testing of composite gas cylindersâ€™ with national modifications.
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
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.
The Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP has released the Australian Governmentâ€™s Innovation Report 2005-06.
A University of Queensland team has challenged the nationâ€™s corporate and political leaders to urgently boost investment in science and technology.
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 Australiaâ€™s Ability initiative.