Lab business

A new approach to open-access publishing

09 June, 2006

PLoS ONE is the latest innovation from the Public Library of Science, a non-profit organisation making the world’s research literature a freely available public resource.

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

New centre opens to study a small matter

07 June, 2006

Australia will be positioned to take a world-leading role in the area, with the establishment of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for AntiMatter-Matter Studies (CAMS), which was launched today by ARC chief executive professor Peter Høj.

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.

Australian of the Year wins top American honour

02 June, 2006

Australian of the Year and cervical cancer vaccine inventor Professor Ian Frazer has won an award from one of America's premier cancer research groups.

Industry and professional association alliance

25 May, 2006

The Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Confectionary Manufacturers of Australasia (CMA) announced their new alliance.

Forty-four new Fellows

24 May, 2006

Forty-four scientists have been recognised for their exceptional contributions to science, engineering and medicine with their election to the Fellowship of the Royal Society the UK national academy of science.

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.

Executive director appointed

05 May, 2006

SIA has announced that Duncan Jones has accepted the position of executive director of Science Industry Australia and will begin work Monday 5th June 2006.

Australian facility plays key role in bird flu research

04 May, 2006

CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) is hosting a project aimed at reducing the impact of the H5N1 avian influenza virus.

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.

Australian scientists join international stem cell powerhouse

02 May, 2006

Scientists from Monash University and the Australian Stem Cell Centre have announced they will work with a Californian university to create an international collaboration in stem cell research.

Scientists converge in Canberra

01 May, 2006

From kangaroo DNA and wine testing to protecting Australia’s possums, Australia’s science elite will be recognised in Canberra.

Genetic Engineering student workshop

24 April, 2006

Most schools have difficulty providing practical genetic engineering activities for their students, so CSIRO Science Education Centre has organised a Genetic Engineering program for Victorian Certificate of Education Biology students that can provide experience and knowledge in genetic engineering applications and processes.

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