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.
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.
From kangaroo DNA and wine testing to protecting Australiaâ€™s possums, Australiaâ€™s science elite will be recognised in Canberra.
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.
Scientists from Queensland University of Technology have been awarded more than $1 million in new Smart State grants.
International developer of technical computing and model-based design software for scientists and engineers, The MathWorks has opened an office in Sydney.
CSIRO will join over 1500 of the worldâ€™s premier life sciences companies in the exhibition hall of BIO2006 in Chicago from 10-12 April.
New technology combining immune system research and stem cell know-how will be developed under a tripartite agreement between Monash University, the Australian Stem Cell Centre (ASCC) and Norwood Immunology.
Human gene silencing may become a little easier for scientists worldwide with an international public-private research team led by scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard announcing the construction and availability of an extensive library of molecular reagents.
Entries are now open in the 2006 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia's premier science awards. The 2006 Eureka Prizes consist of 20 awards worth over $200,000 and include the largest line-up of prizes for research into environmental and sustainability issues facing Australia.
Victorian city Geelong has received a rare honour in scientific circles with the inclusion of part of the cityâ€™s name in the title of a new virus.
Qiagen and Eppendorf have announced that they have formed a strategic alliance that includes co-development and co-marketing of complementary and optimised products. The alliance is intended to link the brands and product lines and to ensure the highest compatibility of their products targeting the research, applied testing and molecular diagnostics.
Eppendorf South Pacific has relocated its facilities to larger offices in North Ryde to support the company's continuing growth. The new address for Eppendorf South Pacific is Unit 4, 112 Talavera Road, North Ryde 2113. Ph: (02) 9889 5000 and fax: (02) 9889 5111 remain unchanged.
Education and Training Minister Lynne Kosky visited the Box Hill Institute to launch BioSkills, the Specialist Centre in Biotechnology Training.
Australian owned, technical-based manufacturer for the global analytical science industry, SGE International was named Victorian Exporter of the Year 2005 at the 2005 Governor of Victoria Export Awards.