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Leaders in STEM receive Queen's Birthday honours

12 June, 2019 by Lauren Davis

The Queen's Birthday honours have been issued once again, and in 2019 there was no shortage of representatives from the Australian STEM sector on the list.

Nominations now open for medtech, science awards

11 June, 2019

Medical technologists Australia wide, as well as scientists and researchers based in Victoria, are encouraged to nominate for several upcoming award opportunities.

Australia's best clinical trials awarded

04 June, 2019

The 2019 ACTA Trial of the Year Awards recognised the contribution of investigator-led trials to the wellbeing of Australians and improvement to the health system.

Science bodies welcome new Morrison ministry

03 June, 2019

Australia's leading science bodies have responded to the re-election of the Morrison government, and the reappointment of key ministers to Cabinet, with an air of cautious optimism.

BOC online e-learning packages for gas safety

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

To assist in helping customers achieve a safe working environment when it comes to storing and using gases, BOC has launched flexible online e-learning packages.

Australian Academy of Science elects 22 new Fellows

31 May, 2019

The Fellows were congratulated by Academy President Professor John Shine, who acknowledged the "collective impact of their science on an international scale".

Maintaining standards in Australian labs

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

Australian laboratories are subject to major audits every two to four years, with all necessary documentation checked to ensure that laboratories are meeting industry accredited standards.

ASM 2019 coming to Adelaide

24 May, 2019

The Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) is excited to invite you to Adelaide for its annual national scientific conference (ASM 2019).

AXT now offers TEM cameras from Direct Electron

21 May, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

Scientific equipment supplier AXT has announced the formation of a new relationship with US-based Direct Electron — a producer of next-generation detection cameras for transmission electron microscopes (TEM).

Innovative cancer research projects receive vital funding

13 May, 2019

Cancer research has received a big boost in funding, thanks to a $5.1m partnership between CSIRO and GenesisCare and an $800,000 grant from the Leukaemia Foundation to Cancer Australia.

Aus geneticist elected to National Academy of Sciences

09 May, 2019

The 2017 winner of the Prime Minister's Prize for Science, Professor Jenny Graves AO, has been elected to the coveted National Academy of Sciences in the US.

How to make open innovation work for your company

06 May, 2019

According to Afnan Zafar, collaboration in the field of product development must follow a strict set of rules if firms really want to benefit from open innovation and boost their performance.

Medical Research Commercialisation Fund launches new venture

03 May, 2019

MRCF5 will focus on investing in early-stage medical research discoveries linked to MRCF members and recently completed its first close, raising $210m from investors.

Medtech manufacturer Trajan to expand Vic headquarters

24 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Trajan Scientific Australia Pty Ltd

With the support of the Victorian Government, Trajan Scientific and Medical plans to invest $2.4 million in the expansion of its Melbourne facility over the next three years.

International science engagement pays off for Australia

22 April, 2019

The economic and scientific benefits to Australia's membership of major global science organisations have been outlined in a report by the Australian Academy of Science.

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