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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.


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.


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