Lab business

AXT adds LIBS product line from ELEMISSION

31 January, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

AXT has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ELEMISSION, a Canadian-based company that specialises in large-scale micro characterisation using continuous LIBS (laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy) scanning technology.


Cancer researcher nominated for NSW Young Woman of the Year

29 January, 2019

Voting is now open for the NSW Women of the Year Awards, which celebrate the outstanding contribution made by women across NSW to industry, communities and society.


Astrophysicist and Women in STEM Ambassador joins UNSW

21 January, 2019

Australia's first ambassador for Women in STEM, astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, is joining UNSW as Professor of Practice in Science Communication.


$40 million distributed under CRC-P Program

18 January, 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced the results of the sixth Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) selection round.


New DNA data protection laws needed, say researchers

20 December, 2018

New laws are required to control access to medical genetic data by law enforcement agencies, according to researchers at the University of Queensland.


Academy recognises two Australian environmental scientists

20 December, 2018

Australian environmental scientists Dr Tim Doherty and PhD student Nicole Foster have been awarded the Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship Award.


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.


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