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Experts appointed to National Science and Technology Advisory Council

20 December, 2018

Six of Australia's most prominent scientists, including a Nobel Prize winner, have been appointed as board members of the National Science and Technology Advisory Council.


15 institutions receive Athena SWAN Bronze Awards

07 December, 2018

Fifteen Australian institutions have received the inaugural Athena SWAN Bronze Awards for improving gender equity and diversity.


Asia Pacific's top 10 young innovators announced

04 December, 2018

Four Australians were among the winners of MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific competition for 2019.


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.


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.


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.


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