Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy has been awarded the 2017 CSL Florey Medal for the creation of a new gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) — the most common cause of blindness in the developed world.
The National Health and Medical Research Council appears to be getting into the Christmas spirit early, announcing $640m to support Australia's health and medical researchers as well as an initiative to reduce the difference in funded rates between male and female lead investigators.
The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against GlaxoSmithKline Healthcare Australia and Novartis Consumer Health Australasia, alleging they made false or misleading representations in the marketing of Voltaren Osteo Gel and Emulgel pain relief products.
More than half (60%) of antibiotics given to patients after surgery to prevent infections are prescribed inappropriately, usually because they are not required at all — a situation that may be contributing to the rise of antibiotic resistance.
Marine scientist and broadcaster Professor Emma Johnston has been elected president of Science & Technology Australia (STA).
The 2017 CSIRO Awards showcased the achievements of the national science agency's people and partners and the difference their research makes to industry, society and the planet.
MEP Instruments will change its name to Metrohm Australia and Metrohm New Zealand, effective 1 January 2018.
The ANSTO Awards in Nuclear Science and Technology 2017 have been announced, celebrating a number of researchers for their work advancing nuclear science in Australia.
Stem cell researchers Mark Dawn and Jessica Mar have both received $50,000 Metcalf Prizes from the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia.
Particle & Surface Sciences (PsS) has been appointed distributor for Izon Science products across Australia.
Scientists working on the threat posed by the melting ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica, solving the mysteries of the universe and interpreting how disruptions of brain connectivity can lead to mental illness are some of the winners of the 2018 honorific awards from the Australian Academy of Science.
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.