University of Birmingham researchers have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist antibiotics, just days after one of their number voiced her concern surrounding the EU and UK's action plans to fight antibiotic-resistant infections.
Fresh Science — an Australia-wide competition helping early-career researchers find, and then share, their stories of discovery — is now underway for 2017.
The nominees for the 2018 NSW Australian of the Year Awards have been announced, with several scientists and inventors reaching the finals of both the Australian and Young Australian of the Year categories.
MTPConnect and the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly boost the Australian medtech industry.
The number of Australian girls taking part in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects has been declining at an alarming rate, causing Australia to fall behind compared with other developed countries.
MTPConnect has opened expressions of interest for the Australian Government's $5 million BioMedTech Horizons program.
The winners of the 2017 L'Oréal for Women in Science Fellowships have been announced, with five lucky early-career female scientists receiving $25,000 to support them in their specialist area of research for one year.
The 2017 AusBiotech annual general meeting (AGM) saw the election of Professor Jan Tennent as the new director of the organisation — an addition that is expected to bring a strong industry-research conduit to the AusBiotech board.
Twenty national medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical projects will receive $7.385 million in funding from the industry growth centre MTPConnect.
The 2017 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science winners were awarded by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister Michaelia Cash at a dinner last night in the Great Hall of Parliament House.
Seven biomedical researchers have been awarded more than $1.7 million, as Perpetual announced the recipients of the 2017 Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Awards for Biomedical Research.
Andre Tan's journey post-PhD was a baptism of fire, which saw him under-employed for a period of two years before landing a secure role.
The Australian Government has announced a $197 million investment in world-leading medical research projects to improve the lives of patients, as well as $5 million to improve access to cutting-edge breakthroughs for adolescents and young adults with cancer.
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering has elected 25 new Fellows for 2017, including key business leaders and academics, prominent commercial innovators, professional and business leaders and respected public sector figures.
Dr Michael Montague from the University of Pennsylvania has been declared the winner of the 2017 Microbiome Awards.