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Merck opens new office in Sydney's Macquarie Park

22 November, 2019 by Lauren Davis | Supplied by: Merck Pty Ltd

Science and technology company Merck has opened its new Sydney office in the innovation hub of Macquarie Park — a move that seeks to further the company's local growth opportunities.


Dr Karl wins UN prize for science communication

21 November, 2019

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has become the first ever Australian to receive the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularisation of Science.


Changing of the guard at Science & Technology Australia

15 November, 2019

Science & Technology Australia has announced the appointment of three newly elected members to its board, as well as the departure of President Emma Johnston and CEO Kylie Walker.


Scientist salaries increase but pay gap persists: report

13 November, 2019

Average salaries for members of Australia's STEM sectors have grown in the past year, but concerns remain about working conditions — particularly when it comes to closing the gender pay gap.


100 ARC Future Fellows to share $87.8 million

01 November, 2019

The Australian Government is investing in Australia's smartest minds to conduct research that will deliver significant health, scientific, environmental, social and economic benefits.


Fluorescent turtle embryo wins Nikon Small World competition

31 October, 2019

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition serves as a leading showcase for photomicrographers from a wide array of scientific disciplines.


Award-winning study finds antioxidants improve embryo development

28 October, 2019

The presence of antioxidants during IVF and embryo culture significantly increased embryo quality during development in the laboratory, the study found.


New ARC Centres of Excellence announced

22 October, 2019

Minister for Education Dan Tehan has announced Australian Government funding for a new series of Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence.


2019 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science awarded

21 October, 2019

The Australian scientific, research and science teaching community recently came together to recognise some of the country's leading scientists and science educators.


2020 Centenary Fellowships fund malaria, cancer research

17 October, 2019

Two Australian scientists have each been awarded $1.25 million CSL Centenary Fellowships to improve treatments for two of the world's biggest health challenges.


Conference to help drive Australia's bioeconomy forwards

16 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Bioenergy Australia

Bioenergy STRONG aims to empower, share knowledge and connect Australian bioenergy producers, investors, researchers and users to make Australia's bioeconomy world class.


Applications now open for Scopus Researcher Awards

15 October, 2019

The Scopus Researcher Awards recognise outstanding researchers in Australia and New Zealand who have made significant contributions to their fields and areas of research.


AdAlta appoints new CEO, secures licensing deal

14 October, 2019

The Melbourne drug development company has announced Dr Tim Oldham as its new CEO and signed a commercial agreement for its i-body platform with GE Healthcare.


2019 Nobel Prize winners announced

11 October, 2019

The 2019 Nobel Prizes acknowledge scientists whose discoveries have opened up possibilities for humankind that were previously unfathomable.


Aus institutions awarded for improving gender equity

30 September, 2019

Thirteen Australian institutions have received Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Awards as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative.


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