ARC has announced the outcomes of the Australian Research Councilâ€™s National Competitive Grants Program for 2007.
The latest addition to a cluster of research institutes at The University of Queensland, the $70m Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), has opened at the university's St Lucia campus.
The Siemens Science Experience is a three-day hands-on science, engineering and technology program that will be conducted in Australian universities in 2006/2007 for students who will be entering year 10 in 2007.
The Small Scale Technology Cluster (STC) has available small cash grants and discounted access to MiniFABâ€™s facilities through its Small Scale Technology Access Program. Applications will be reviewed and ranked by the STC Scientific Review Panel.
Australia is a net importer of intellectual property rights. A question that all people who invest in intellectual property should ask is "Are you paying too much?" The answer to this question in many cases is "Yes!"
A Queensland biotechnology company has raised AU$11.9 m to fund the development of new types of therapeutic drugs.
Eight up-and-coming University of Queensland researchers have received awards at the 2006 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards held at Brisbane Customs House.
Scientists and researchers often have great ideas. Some ideas are profound, long-term revelations which lead to new scientific theories, methodologies or technologies, while others are more ephemeral
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and Engineers Australia plan to work more closely together to advance the development of better public policy in relation to engineering and technology issues.
Professor John Mattick has won the 2006 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science.
To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.
Embrex has delivered an Egg Remover system and an Inovoject system to Shenzhen Neptunus Interlong Bio-technique (SNI). These have been installed in SNI's human influenza vaccine manufacturing facility at High-Tech Industrial Park Guangming, Shenzhen.
Australia needs to train over 1000 new experts in environmental remediation if it is to become an international leader in the â€˜clean societyâ€™, according to Professor Ravi Naidu, managing director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE).
On 10 March 2006, the Treasurer, Mr Peter Costello, announced the Productivity Commission's review of public support for science and innovation in Australia
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) in the US has released survey results that demonstrate pervasive and dangerous political influence of science at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).