The Australian Government has extended Dr Alan Finkel's term as Australia's Chief Scientist for a further two years to the end of 2020.
UNSW Sydney and Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute have signed an agreement that will support 10 major technological innovation projects.
Voting for the People's Choice Award in the 2018 Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Award (CIMIA) is now open.
Surgical glue that seals wounds in 60 seconds, the world's most accurate clock and a nanomaterial to protect astronauts from harmful radiation are among the discoveries and inventions that were recognised at the 2018 Eureka Prizes.
Karen Andrews has been appointed to Cabinet as the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, making her the first female federal Cabinet Minister from the Gold Coast.
The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are on once again, recognising outstanding young Australian researchers who are passionate about communicating their research.
Nominations are now open for the Superstars of STEM program, which supports and trains women in STEM to share their passion with the Australian community.
A total of 320 projects will receive $200 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) following a competitive process.
Bioethicist Dr Ainsley Newson talks mitochondrial donation, targeted testing and other ethical dilemmas ahead of the AACB AIMS 2018 Combined Scientific Meeting.
Dr Cathy Foley will start her new role at the end of September, and said her priority will be promoting science, STEM and women in science.
NSW BioCheers brings together members of the life sciences, therapeutics, medical technology, food and agriculture biotechnology sectors.
Biomedical research centre BioFab3D will be the home of a new play from immersive theatre company PlayReactive, based on the work of science-fiction pioneer Karel Čapek.
The funding will support ARC Future Fellowships, Australian Laureate Fellowships, Linkage Projects, and Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres.
Number theorist Akshay Venkatesh has become the second Australian in history to win a Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize for mathematics.
The AGTA conference, Australia's foremost genomic technology conference, is an essential event for researchers and industry representatives who work with genomic technologies.