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L'Oréal supports women in STEM, but more needs to be done

25 November, 2021 by Lauren Davis

The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships have been announced, but are programs such as this enough to keep women in the industry?


2021 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research awarded

17 November, 2021

Research to improve bone marrow transplantation and to use computer science to understand how stem cells work has won two Australian scientists $55,000 each.


Australia's first national biotech incubator launched

16 November, 2021

Biotech researchers and entrepreneurs are being encouraged to apply for funding from Australia's first national biotech incubator.


AusBiotech announces Industry Excellence Awards, new Chair

10 November, 2021 | Supplied by: AusBiotech Ltd

AusBiotech has announced the winners of its Industry Excellence Awards and appointed Geoffrey Kempler as its new Chair.


$239m in govt funding for 248 health and medical projects

05 November, 2021

Funded through the NHMRC Ideas Grant scheme, the 248 projects will deliver important discoveries to improve the health of Australians.


COVID-19 pioneer awarded PM's Prize for Science

04 November, 2021

Professor Edward C Holmes played a significant role in the global scientific response to COVID-19.


CSL Centenary Fellowships to fund antiviral, cancer research

29 October, 2021

Two individual fellowships, each totalling $1.25 million over five years, are awarded each calendar year.


Stress of COVID-19 taking its toll on Aus scientists

19 October, 2021

The Professional Scientists Employment and Remuneration Report found that over 70.6% of scientists said worker fatigue had increased.


Winners announced for 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

12 October, 2021

The prizes honour excellence across the areas of research and innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science.


2021 Nobel Prize winners announced

07 October, 2021

The Nobel Prizes are this year celebrating their 120th anniversary, with several new laureates being announced during the week of 4–11 October.


CytoCell University offers training on FISH

27 August, 2021

CytoCell University aims to partner with scientists to provide innovative and expert training on the basics of fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH).


BioAgilytix to purchase Australia's 360biolabs

23 August, 2021

BioAgilytix Labs describes 360biolabs as the most comprehensive contract research organisation in Australia.


$39.8m in govt funding to support women in STEM

20 August, 2021

The Office for Women is providing $39.8 million over three years to 60 organisations as part of the Women's Leadership and Development Program.


In science we trust, Australians say

12 August, 2021

Australians strongly trust science and scientists, think science strengthens the country, and want more investment in science to speed our post-pandemic recovery.


Free webinar on single-cell research

29 July, 2021

The webinar will explore the fundamentals for researchers taking their first steps into establishing a single-cell workflow in their lab.


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