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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'.


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.


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