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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'.

New professor of chemistry

28 November, 2005

A world leader in the application of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, Robert Brownlee, has been appointed Professor of Chemistry at La Trobe University.

ICT Research Groups develop a research collaboration

14 November, 2005

Australia's leading ICT research groups have announced the formation of a collaboration to develop advanced information-sharing technology.

Protecting intellectual property in collaborative environments

08 November, 2005 by Dr Puay Tang & Dr Jordi Molas-Gallart, University of Sussex, SPRU

As products become more complex, firms need to collaborate more with each other and also with their clients to be able to deliver new more capable systems

AU$12 million in 'R&D Start' grants

30 August, 2005

A handheld biosensor device that can immediately register food, water and blood contaminants will be developed with the help of a AU$774,000 Australian government grant, as part of a multi-million dollar R&D Start funding round recently announced by Federal Minister for Industry, Tourism & Resources, Ian Macfarlane.

Training courses

18 July, 2005

Ardent Scientific training courses are taught either on site or at off-site venues and consist of PowerPoint presentations, animations of chromatographic processes, workshops and advice for improvements.

Government medical research fund

07 July, 2005

The Commonwealth Government, through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), has announced this year’s successful recipients of grants of a total more than A$100 million for leading medical research and clinical trials being conducted at universities and research centres.

On the nose warnings

06 June, 2005

BOC Scientific has available a package called AirSurance. The product range includes Detectagas and Stench Gas mixtures which together monitor and alert workers to unsafe gas levels.

Clause lifting aids stem cell research

08 April, 2005

The opportunities for research have been widened with the recent lifting of a ban on using recently created embryos.

The human side of science: what is the archetypal researcher personality?

08 March, 2005 by Tamara R Zemlo, PhD, MPH & Robin Rothrock, PhD

Are there some personalities that are better suited than others to a scientific career? To provide insight into this issue, The Science Advisory Board created the first-ever psychological profile of life science researchers

Change to research units

04 March, 2005

The CSIRO Board recently endorsed the creation of new business units to strengthen the organisation's health and biotechnology research activities, as well as other areas including food processing.

Planning for technology change

08 January, 2005

How effective LIMS software design can leverage evolving technologies to reduce risk and improve ROI. As the commercial LIMS marketplace evolves and matures, it continually faces the challenge of technology change

Does your lab have it all?

08 December, 2004

What's New Magazines and Science Industry Australia Inc (SIA) invite entries to the Laboratory of the Year competition. All new or renovated laboratories completed and occupied between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2004 are eligible to enter

Growing the Australian science industry

08 November, 2004

The Science Industry Action Agenda is a joint initiative of Science Industry Australia Inc. (SIA) and the Commonwealth government, aimed at maximising the future growth and development of the science industry in Australia

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