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Nerves of steel: working on the frontline of COVID-19

29 July, 2020

Dr Harrison Steel has been directly involved in two significant projects that have impacted the COVID-19 health crisis.

Illumina acquires Enancio's compression software

22 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Illumina Australia Pty Ltd

Illumina has a new addition to its portfolio: genomic compression-software company Enancio, based in Cesson-Sévigné, France.

Aus researcher awarded prestigious analytical science prize

09 July, 2020

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh has been awarded the 2020 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Illumina acquires BlueBee, appoints new CTO

26 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Illumina Australia Pty Ltd

Illumina has announced the acquisition of BlueBee — a cloud-based software company that provides genomics analysis solutions for research and clinical customers.

Lonza announces new CEO, COVID-19 vaccine collaboration

12 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Capsugel Australia Pty Ltd

Dr Pierre-Alain Ruffieux has been appointed Lonza's CEO, just a few weeks after the company announced a strategic collaboration agreement with biotech company Moderna.

Controversial hydroxychloroquine study retracted

08 June, 2020 by Lauren Davis

The saga surrounding the treatment of COVID-19 with hydroxychloroquine has a new development, after a study warning against its use in COVID-19 patients was retracted.

Over $40m funding for health and medical research projects

28 May, 2020

Awarded to only the highest-performing researchers of any career stage, NHMRC Investigator Grants provide investigators with five-year funding for their projects.

Aus STEM workforce feels the blow of COVID‑19

25 May, 2020 by Lauren Davis

Australia's research workforce will be severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic for an extended period, according to a newly published report.

Award winners announced for 2020 World Metrology Day

21 May, 2020

20 May was World Metrology Day, celebrating the central role of metrology, or measurement science, in trade, scientific discovery and innovation.

Thermo Fisher ramps up response to COVID-19

19 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Serving science company Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced several new measures as part of its efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Camfil Airepure NATA accredited cleanroom certification

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Camfil Australia Pty Ltd

Airepure Australia (a Camfil Group company) NATA certified technicians are accredited to perform various compliance tests to validate cleanrooms to meet Australian Standard specifications, ISO cleanroom classifications and relevant state or industry requirements.

Vaisala Measurement Solutions for Life Science eBook

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Vaisala Pty Ltd

For best practices to help ensure compliance, high productivity and product quality in monitoring of warehouses, refrigerators and freezers, cleanrooms and other life science environments, download Vaisala's free eBook.

Updated standard to reduce errors in medical laboratories

23 March, 2020

ISO 22367 specifies a process for a medical laboratory to identify and manage the risk to patients and service providers that are associated with medical laboratory examinations.

NHMRC presents 2019 Research Excellence Awards

16 March, 2020

Research Excellence Awards are awarded each year to top-ranked researchers and teams following peer review of applications to the NHMRC's highly competitive grant schemes.

Thermo Fisher announces new appointment, QIAGEN acquisition

11 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has proposed to acquire QIAGEN and appointed Paul G Parker as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development.

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