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Evident launches new APAC headquarters, imaging competition

31 October, 2022

Evident has announced its new APAC headquarters in Singapore and opened entries for its Global Image of the Year Scientific Light Microscopy Award.

Budget helps strengthen Aust scientific leadership in Asia–Pacific

26 October, 2022

The Australian Academy of Science will lead a new regional presence coordinating scientific engagement in the Asia–Pacific.

CSIRO releases VR safety training for lab workers

24 October, 2022 | Supplied by: CSIRO

CSIRO is looking to improve safety for everyone working in potentially hazardous environments with a new training package that uses virtual reality to simulate risk scenarios.

NHMRC announces $375m in Investigator Grants, gender equity scheme

20 October, 2022

More than $375 million has been awarded to support 225 emerging and established leaders in health and medical research across Australia.

CSL Centenary Fellowships to fund malaria, IBD research

17 October, 2022

Australian scientists Dr Michelle Boyle and Dr Samuel Forster have each been awarded a CSL Centenary Fellowship of $1.25 million over five years.

How labs and vendors can work together to improve reproducibility

12 October, 2022 by Pamela James, PhD* | Supplied by: Vector Laboratories

Across scientific disciplines, many researchers are experiencing difficulty when trying to replicate previously observed experimental results.

Industry leader Katherine Woodthorpe named President of ATSE

11 October, 2022

Scientist and climate champion Dr Katherine Woodthorpe has been elected President of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Some progress for women in STEM but more effort needed

10 October, 2022

The 2022 STEM Equity Monitor shows that women as a proportion of all people working in STEM-qualified jobs grew by two percentage points to 15% in 2021.

2022 Nobel Prize winners announced

06 October, 2022

The Nobel Foundation says it will invite the 2022 Nobel Prize laureates to the Nobel Week in Stockholm in December, together with the 2020 and 2021 laureates.

NHMRC-funded health research now freely available

04 October, 2022

Under NHMRC's revised Open Access Policy, all peer-reviewed publications arising from NHMRC-funded research must be made available immediately upon publication.

Qld forensic scientists provided misleading information: report

26 September, 2022

An inquiry into forensic DNA testing in Queensland has found there was potential for the miscarriage of justice.

Health innovators recognised at Good Design Awards

23 September, 2022

The winning design changes cancer treatment for patients globally as it addresses the greatest unmet need in targeted alpha therapy.

Gender-balanced teams produce more innovative research

20 September, 2022

Research teams with a balanced number of men and women have a higher likelihood of producing more innovative and impactful work compared with their unbalanced counterparts.

Govt commits to a more diverse science and tech workforce

08 September, 2022

The Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic, has announced a commitment to widen the pipeline of talent available to the science and technology sectors.

Winners announced: 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

06 September, 2022

The Eureka Prizes have been awarded for 2022, honouring excellence across the areas of research and innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science.

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