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Top neuroscience conference brings best brains to Brisbane

03 December, 2018

Researchers and doctors from around the world are in Brisbane this week to attend the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society.


Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019

03 December, 2018

The Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2019 will be held from 20–22 February at Cumberland Lorne Resort, Victoria.


170 Australian researchers on "Highly Cited" list

28 November, 2018

Australia has been ranked fifth globally on Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list.


2018 Tall Poppies announced

26 November, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards recognise the achievements of outstanding young Australian researchers who are passionate about communicating their research.


ARC funding delays now worst on record — STA

23 November, 2018

The research sector is experiencing the longest delay to Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announcements in history.


WILD Program identifies future female leaders in STEM

22 November, 2018

The Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Program is designed to increase female participation at an executive and board level.


Melanoma researchers win GSK Award for Research Excellence

20 November, 2018 | Supplied by: GlaxoSmithKline

Georgina Long and Richard Scolyer have tripled the life expectancy for some advanced melanoma patients and transformed how the cancer is managed worldwide.


INTEGRA named Pipetting Company of the Year

15 November, 2018

Frost & Sullivan has presented INTEGRA Biosciences with the 2018 Global Laboratory Pipetting Company of the Year award.


UQ receives funding for chronic pain, Alzheimer's projects

13 November, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

Research projects into chronic pain and Alzheimer's disease have received $125,000 each under the Queensland-Chinese Academy of Science Collaborative Science Fund.


37 new Fellows for Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

08 November, 2018

The Fellows were elected in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical research landscape in Australia.


Dinosaur bones and award-winning scientists at ANSTO

06 November, 2018 | Supplied by: ANSTO

The Australian Synchrotron is being used to conduct high-resolution 3D X-ray imaging of the femur of Australia's best known carnivorous dinosaur, Australovenator.


Thermo Fisher and Symphogen collaborate on complex therapeutic proteins

02 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The collaborators aim to deliver platform workflows for simplified characterisation and quality monitoring of complex therapeutic proteins.


Independent selection of grants essential for integrity of research system

29 October, 2018

Industry has expressed concerns about the Ministerial veto on 11 grant applications recommended for funding by the ARC.


Nine new members join STA board

24 October, 2018

Science & Technology Australia has elected nine new members to its board.


Electrostatic spray dryer wins innovation award

23 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Spraying Systems Co Pty Ltd

The PolarDry line of electrostatic spray dryers, manufactured by Fluid Air, was recently recognised at the 10th Annual Vogel Pharmaceutical Engineering International Forum.


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