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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.

$1 million boost for QUT biotech research

12 April, 2006

Scientists from Queensland University of Technology have been awarded more than $1 million in new Smart State grants.

International software designer opens office in Sydney

05 April, 2006

International developer of technical computing and model-based design software for scientists and engineers, The MathWorks has opened an office in Sydney.

CSIRO to exhibit at BIO2006

30 March, 2006

CSIRO will join over 1500 of the world’s premier life sciences companies in the exhibition hall of BIO2006 in Chicago from 10-12 April.

Partnering on stem cell know-how

27 March, 2006

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.

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