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Strengthening research ties with India

21 April, 2008

The Australian Government will provide $7 million for new collaborative science initiatives under the Australia–India Strategic Research Fund.

Australian cutting edge research on display

17 April, 2008

Science at the Shine Dome will showcase Australia's cutting edge research and scientific achievements in Canberra from May 7–9.

Self development program for laboratory managers

08 April, 2008

A course in self management and managing others is being facilitated by SIA.

Citation awards for Australian scientists

03 April, 2008

Citation is the life-blood of many scientists. Thomson Scientific Citation Awards acknowledge those scientists with the highest overall citation rankings.

Queensland stem cell centre opens

03 April, 2008

The opening of the second node of Australia's Stem Cell Centre will strengthen Australia's biotechnology capability.

Academy of Science members announced

25 March, 2008

Seventeen of Australia’s leading scientists have been chosen to join the Australian Academy of Science.

Bioscience fund joins the IIF program

20 March, 2008

The Brandon Bioscience Fund from Brandon Capital Partners has been chosen as the 11th fund to be fully licensed to operate under the Australian Government’s Innovation Investment Fund (IIF) Program.

Is our antiquated patent system hindering science?

17 March, 2008

Biotechnology discoveries, like the method for creating synthetic life forms, are at risk of being unduly hindered by private corporations unless patent systems are brought into the 21st century, according to an expert from The Australian National University.

High-tech production facility opens in Adelaide

12 March, 2008

Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Adelaide, SA.

Australia and New Zealand on display at Pittcon

10 March, 2008 by Janette Woodhouse

What's New in LAB Technology editor Janette Woodhouse reports on the Australian contingent at Pittcon 2008.

National Science Week grants announced

29 February, 2008

The National Science Week grants were announced on Tuesday, with $500,000 in funding provided to one of the most diverse sets of projects in the program's 11-year history.

Preparation for immunoassays seminar

13 February, 2008

The Fluorescence Applications in Biotechnology and Life Sciences Network and Science Industry Australia are preparing to run a seminar titled Luminescent Energy Transfer Immunoassays for the Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Analyte in Complex Matrices, to be held at Macquarie University on Tuesday 19 February.

New era in scientific debate for Australia

07 February, 2008 by Kylie Wilson-Field, Journalist

Industries and sectors wait with baited breath for revolutionary new policies to be announced, increases in spending to be determined and any policies that the old government had planned can generally be assured of being tossed out the window

Photonics catalogue

07 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Lastek Pty Ltd

Thorlabs has released its volume 19 ‘Tools of the Trade’ free catalogue. With over 1100 pages, the catalogue highlights more than 10,000 products for the photonics industry offered by Thorlabs and its strategic partner companies.

Japan seeking more Australian biotech companies

30 January, 2008

Australian biotech companies are developing a reputation for quality and innovation in Japan — the second largest biotechnology market in the world. With the Japanese biotechnology market and related industries expected to grow to $260 billion by 2010, The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is seeking more businesses to take advantage of Australia’s standing with its largest trading partner.

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