Lab business

Breakthrough Victoria announces university investment deals

25 September, 2023

Breakthrough Victoria has launched investment partnerships worth $87m with five Victorian universities to help move life-changing research out of the lab and into the market.

Jian Zhou Medal awarded to cancer, immunology researchers

15 September, 2023

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has announced Professor Laura Mackay and Professor David Ziegler as the recipients of the 2023 Jian Zhou Medal.

Draft National Science and Research Priorities released

11 September, 2023

The federal government would like to hear how well the draft priorities reflect the key challenges and opportunities for Australia.

WA developing a 10-Year Science and Technology Plan

04 September, 2023

The plan aims to establish Western Australia as a global hub for leading and inclusive science and tech research, development, commercialisation and deployment.

Govt agrees to all recommendations of ARC Review

01 September, 2023

The government has agreed to improve the governance of the Australian Research Council and to strengthen the integrity of decision-making processes.

Winners announced: 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

30 August, 2023

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes shine a light on the incredible work being done in science and science engagement in Australia.

NATA internationally recognised for its biobanking accreditation

25 August, 2023 | Supplied by: NATA

NATA has become the second accreditation body to be internationally recognised for accreditation of biobanking facilities to the international standard ISO 20387.

Navigating diversity and inclusion in clinical trials

22 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Accelagen

Greg Plunkett, founder and CEO of Accelagen, shares his company's perspective on the importance of diversity in clinical trials and why the science of inclusion matters.

Biomedical, BioMedTech incubators supported by Brandon Capital

18 August, 2023

Expressions of interest have opened for the national CUREator+ incubator program, while the Westmead Biomedical Incubator has been announced in NSW.

Diversity in STEM Review — draft recommendations released

17 August, 2023

The recommendations follow a nationwide engagement campaign to identify ways to address systemic and structural barriers limiting STEM participation.

AACB's annual conference a pathologist's paradise

14 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry

The Australasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine is offering an entire week dedicated to professional development, education and networking.

Professor Kerrie Wilson appointed Queensland's Chief Scientist

11 August, 2023

One of Australia's leading researchers into the science, strategy and policy of conservation, Professor Kerrie Wilson, has been appointed Queensland's next Chief Scientist.

Evident names 2022 Image of the Year Award winners

10 August, 2023

Laurent Formery won the grand prize for his stunning image of the nervous system of a juvenile sea star.

Modest increase in women in STEM, but more to do

01 August, 2023

What is preventing women from breaking into STEM workplaces, given the increase in girls studying STEM subjects at school and university?

2023 Gruber Genetics Prize awarded for mRNA quality control

21 July, 2023

Molecular biologists Dr Allan Jacobson and Dr Lynne Maquat received the prize for their contributions to identifying and describing the mechanism of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay.

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