Lab business

Heraeus Noblelight acquires Spectral

25 April, 2005

Heraeus Noblelight has acquired the Spectral Technologies division of US company IST Corporation. IST Spectral Technologies is a manufacturer of light sources for analytical instrumentation. The product range mainly consists of deuterium and hollow cathode lamps. The products of IST Spectral Technologies are not only used in science and industry, but also, for example, in space research.

Clause lifting aids stem cell research

08 April, 2005

The opportunities for research have been widened with the recent lifting of a ban on using recently created embryos.

The human side of science: what is the archetypal researcher personality?

08 March, 2005 by Tamara R Zemlo, PhD, MPH & Robin Rothrock, PhD

Are there some personalities that are better suited than others to a scientific career? To provide insight into this issue, The Science Advisory Board created the first-ever psychological profile of life science researchers

Change to research units

04 March, 2005

The CSIRO Board recently endorsed the creation of new business units to strengthen the organisation's health and biotechnology research activities, as well as other areas including food processing.

Planning for technology change

08 January, 2005 | Supplied by: LabWare Australia Pty Ltd

How effective LIMS software design can leverage evolving technologies to reduce risk and improve ROI. As the commercial LIMS marketplace evolves and matures, it continually faces the challenge of technology change

Does your lab have it all?

08 December, 2004 | Supplied by: Science Industry Australia

What's New Magazines and Science Industry Australia Inc (SIA) invite entries to the Laboratory of the Year competition. All new or renovated laboratories completed and occupied between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2004 are eligible to enter

Growing the Australian science industry

08 November, 2004 | Supplied by: Science Industry Australia

The Science Industry Action Agenda is a joint initiative of Science Industry Australia Inc. (SIA) and the Commonwealth government, aimed at maximising the future growth and development of the science industry in Australia

The hitchhiker's guide to quality assurance - the sequel

04 October, 2004

Once again, the RACI NSW Analytical Chemistry Group is organising a seminar on the topic of Quality Assurance. The seminar is being held on 25 and 26 October 2004 at the National Measurement Institute, Bradfield Road, Lindfield NSW 2070.

Swinburne creates new life sciences faculty

16 September, 2004

Swinburne University has restructured its Higher Education Division to create five new faculties, including a Faculty of Life and Social Sciences. Associate Professor Russell Crawford has been appointed the division's new dean.Under the restructure, the other faculties include a Faculty of Design; a Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies; a Faculty of Business and Enterprise; and a Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences.

Research makes waves

04 August, 2004

A five-nation oceanographic team is taking the first steps in a $3.6 million project studying the major flow of ocean currents between Asia and Australia and how they influence rainfall across Southern Australia and Indonesia.

Northern Rivers innovation awards

12 July, 2004

Its name and design may seem better suited to a science fiction movie but the Aquanator could become the way of the future for power generation.

Innovation in the face of fire

23 June, 2004

The Cooperative Research Centre for Polymers (CRC-P) has won a CRC innovation award for the development and commercialisation of a polymer cable that will change fire protection around the world.

Invention of the year finalist

10 May, 2004

Swinburne University academic, Graham Farrell, has designed a product that aims to make saving lives easier. The Reviva Mask is an inflatable resuscitation mask the size of a matchbox offering all the efficiency and protection of a commercial medical mask.

The why and how of getting your lab accredited

08 February, 2004

Accreditation confirms and recognises your laboratory's competence to perform specific types of testing. Accreditation also allows you to determine whether your laboratory is performing its work correctly and to appropriate standards

National Science Week 2001

16 May, 2001

Celebrate science and technology at: Science in the City.

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