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26 new STEM Ambassadors appointed for 2023

18 July, 2023

To accommodate the growing need for expert advice amongst parliamentarians, Science & Technology Australia has appointed 26 new STEM Ambassadors.

MRFF funds national medicinal chemistry initiative

05 July, 2023

MedChem Australia will bring together leading medical chemistry groups from The University of Sydney, Monash University and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

Professor Doug Hilton appointed as CSIRO Chief Executive

19 June, 2023 | Supplied by: CSIRO

WEHI Director Professor Doug Hilton will replace Dr Larry Marshall as Chief Executive of Australia's national science agency.

Applications open for 2024 Gilead Fellowship Grants Program

13 June, 2023

The program is available for researchers working in five key areas: HIV, chronic viral hepatitis, haematological oncology, solid tumours and invasive fungal infections.

Folbigg pardoning sparks call for more "science-sensitive" legal system

08 June, 2023 by Lauren Davis

The NSW Governor pardoned Kathleen Folbigg 20 years after she was convicted for the deaths of her four children, due to the emergence of new scientific evidence.

Basic research found to be underfunded in Australia

07 June, 2023

Australia is lagging behind similar countries in funding basic research, particularly in the medical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors, according to a new study.

Nominations open for 2023 GSK Award for Research Excellence

02 June, 2023 | Supplied by: GlaxoSmithKline

Nominations for one of the most prestigious and longstanding awards available to the Australian medical research community are now open for 2023.

CUREator funds 19 new biotech projects

30 May, 2023

CUREator has announced its second round of funding, awarding $12 million to 19 projects targeting global health challenges.

Nominations open for 2023 ASPIRE Prize

27 April, 2023

The theme for this year is Inclusive Science, Technology and Innovation for a Resilient and Sustainable Environment.

Govt commits $50m for long COVID research

25 April, 2023

The new funding is expected to help improve our knowledge of long COVID in the Australian context.

ARC review welcomed by industry bodies

21 April, 2023

The review was announced last year to consider the role and purpose of the Australian Research Council (ARC) within the Australian research system.

BioMedTech Incubator program to support health discoveries

27 March, 2023

Brandon BioCatalyst and ANDHealth will deliver the program, aiming to help to commercialise promising Australian biomedical and digital health discoveries.

Aust Academy of Science announces 2023 honorific awardees

17 March, 2023

The Australian Academy of Science has announced its honorific awards for 2023, in doing so recognising 22 scientists for their outstanding contributions.

Over $3 million in grants for MS research

06 March, 2023

MS Australia has awarded over $3 million in grants to 22 new projects focused on multiple sclerosis (MS) research.

National conversation to reset Australia's science vision

24 February, 2023 by Lauren Davis

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic is encouraging all Australians to get involved in a national conversation to guide the direction of Australia's science priorities.

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