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Waters set to acquire Wyatt Technology

17 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Waters Australia Pty Ltd

Waters Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire Wyatt Technology for US$1.36 billion in cash, subject to certain adjustments.

Pre-Budget submissions call for long-term science funding

13 February, 2023

Science & Technology Australia used its pre-Budget submission to propose a new future fund, while AAMRI addressed the mass exodus of early- and mid-career researchers.

Radioactive capsule found in Pilbara after week-long search

02 February, 2023 by Lauren Davis

Emergency services have found a tiny radioactive capsule near Newman in Western Australia's Pilbara region, ending a large-scale interagency search for the missing object.

Radioactive capsule remains lost in Western Australia

31 January, 2023 by Lauren Davis

Emergency services are searching for the capsule and are asking the public to report anything that looks like the missing material, which has been described as small, round and silver.

NSW Govt launches biosciences, quantum funds for startups

19 January, 2023

NSW startups are set to be supported under the state government's $40m Biosciences Fund and $7m Quantum Computing Commercialisation Fund.

NHMRC announces Ideas Grants, NSW launches R&D acceleration program

20 December, 2022

Over 200 projects will share in $241m through the latest NHMRC Ideas Grants, while NSW's Innovation Research Acceleration Program will improve vital infrastructure and equipment for scientists.

2022 GSK Award recognises cancer genetics researcher

09 December, 2022

Professor Georgia Chenevix-Trench won the GSK Award for Research Excellence for her research investigating genetic predispositions to breast and ovarian cancer.

Best practices vital to navigating medical device post-market surveillance

02 December, 2022 | Supplied by: PharmaLex Australia

Manufacturers of medical devices must put in place a wide range of processes and documentation to meet post-market surveillance requirements.

CSL Florey awards for malaria, microbiome research

30 November, 2022

Professor Alan Cowman won the CSL Florey Medal for revealing how malaria parasites infect humans, while the Next Generation Award went to Chloe Yap for debunking the myth that the microbiome causes autism.

Elevate is the latest program for women in STEM. Will it deliver change?

28 November, 2022

As ATSE announces the first recipients of the Elevate: Boosting women in STEM program, the STEM Equity Evaluation Portal assesses which STEM equity programs are making a difference.

Leading oceanographer awarded PM's Prize for Science

23 November, 2022

Professor Trevor McDougall has received the 2022 Prime Minister's Prize for Science for his pioneering work in understanding the ocean's role in regulating climate.

Women in science recognised by Superstars of STEM, L'Oréal-UNESCO fellowships

18 November, 2022

Female and non-binary scientists have been lauded in recent days through the Superstars of STEM program and the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science initiative.

CSIRO Chief Executive Larry Marshall to depart next year

16 November, 2022 | Supplied by: CSIRO

Dr Larry Marshall will depart CSIRO as its longest serving Chief Executive in half a century, having acted as its leader since 2015.

$384.9m awarded to 11 ARC Centres of Excellence

09 November, 2022

ARC Centres of Excellence are focal points of expertise by which high-calibre researchers collaborate to deliver research that benefits Australia.

Leading neuroscientist named NSW Scientist of the Year

04 November, 2022

Acclaimed neuroscientist Professor Glenda Halliday was one of 10 exceptional innovators honoured at the 2022 NSW Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering.

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