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ATSE opens award nominations, encourages STEM investment

23 September, 2020

Each year, ATSE recognises leading lights who make extraordinary contributions to technological science and engineering in Australia.


Vibrating worm wins Aus researchers 2020 Ig Nobel Prize

21 September, 2020

The researchers won the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for determining what happens to the shape of a living earthworm when one vibrates the earthworm at high frequency.


Strategic alliance: Millennium Science and Jomar Life Research

16 September, 2020

The companies will form a strategic alliance under common ownership to provide A/NZ researchers with improved access to research technologies and supplies.


Logistics requirements for a COVID-19 vaccine

08 September, 2020

DHL has published a white paper on delivering stable logistics for vaccines and medical goods during COVID-19 and future health crises.


Inside Australia's first accredited face mask testing facility

25 August, 2020 | Supplied by: CSIRO

Launched by CSIRO and accredited by NATA, the new facility has the capacity to provide a rapid turnaround on surgical face mask testing.


Aussie team wins COVID-19 hackathon

14 August, 2020 by Lauren Davis

The team won the Best Use of Technology category in NASA's Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge virtual hackathon with their COVID-19 safe air purifying solution.


Applications now open for next Superstars of STEM

10 August, 2020

The program is about building capacity in the STEM sector so more women have the confidence and training to become go-to STEM experts in the media.


Exciton Science Connect Program to boost industry collaboration

07 August, 2020

The program will increase knowledge exchange, capacity building and idea generation between the research community and the private sector.


ATSE announces 2020 award winners

03 August, 2020

The Academy of Technology and Engineering's 2020 Innovation and Excellence Awards recognised breakthroughs in fields including biotech, agriculture and engineering.


Nerves of steel: working on the frontline of COVID-19

29 July, 2020

Dr Harrison Steel has been directly involved in two significant projects that have impacted the COVID-19 health crisis.


Illumina acquires Enancio's compression software

22 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Illumina Australia Pty Ltd

Illumina has a new addition to its portfolio: genomic compression-software company Enancio, based in Cesson-Sévigné, France.


Aus researcher awarded prestigious analytical science prize

09 July, 2020

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh has been awarded the 2020 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry.


Illumina acquires BlueBee, appoints new CTO

26 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Illumina Australia Pty Ltd

Illumina has announced the acquisition of BlueBee — a cloud-based software company that provides genomics analysis solutions for research and clinical customers.


Lonza announces new CEO, COVID-19 vaccine collaboration

12 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Lonza Australia Pty Ltd

Dr Pierre-Alain Ruffieux has been appointed Lonza's CEO, just a few weeks after the company announced a strategic collaboration agreement with biotech company Moderna.


Controversial hydroxychloroquine study retracted

08 June, 2020 by Lauren Davis

The saga surrounding the treatment of COVID-19 with hydroxychloroquine has a new development, after a study warning against its use in COVID-19 patients was retracted.


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