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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.


Independent selection of grants essential for integrity of research system

29 October, 2018

Industry has expressed concerns about the Ministerial veto on 11 grant applications recommended for funding by the ARC.


Nine new members join STA board

24 October, 2018

Science & Technology Australia has elected nine new members to its board.


Electrostatic spray dryer wins innovation award

23 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Spraying Systems Co Pty Ltd

The PolarDry line of electrostatic spray dryers, manufactured by Fluid Air, was recently recognised at the 10th Annual Vogel Pharmaceutical Engineering International Forum.


Australian R&D investment drooping

19 October, 2018

The Australian Government's Science, Research and Innovation (SRI) Budget Tables show that overall investment in research and development is continuing to fall.


2018 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science announced

18 October, 2018

The $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science went to Professor Kurt Lambeck for revealing how our planet changes shape — every second, every day and over millennia.


$2.5m funding for research into new immune therapies and complications of stroke

15 October, 2018

Two Australian scientists have each been awarded an AU$1.25 million, five-year CSL Centenary Fellowship.


The importance of immunisation: video and article series

11 October, 2018

The Australian Academy of Science has joined with the Department of Health to promote the benefits, safety and science of immunisation.


$690,000 in funding for three life science projects

10 October, 2018

MTPConnect has awarded $690,000 to three key life sciences projects, in an effort to support researchers, improve collaboration and open up international market opportunities.


Scientists from US, Canada and France win 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

08 October, 2018

Last week, Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018.


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