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Chris Goodnow appointed as executive director of Garvan

06 April, 2018

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research has appointed Professor Chris Goodnow as its executive director.

Medical cannabis conference coming to Sydney

02 April, 2018

CannaTech AU will highlight industry thought leaders from Australia and around the world who are known for their contributions to the global medical cannabis market.

Regenerative medicine through the lens of an artist

28 March, 2018

In 2017 the AMRI ran its first Artist in Residence program, inviting nine artists to each spend a week exploring the theme of regeneration.

Join the March for Science on 14 April

27 March, 2018

The second global March for Science is taking place on Saturday, 14 April, and Australian science enthusiasts are encouraged to take part.

Queensland Govt launches life sciences competition

26 March, 2018

The competition is targeted at life sciences industry representatives in Australia and overseas, encouraging attendance at this year's AusBiotech conference in Brisbane.

GSK launches drug discovery challenge in Australia

22 March, 2018

GSK's Discovery Fast Track Australian Challenge is designed to accelerate the translation of early-stage research into game-changing new medicines.

Young scientists to attend 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

21 March, 2018

Eight rising stars of Australian science have been selected to attend a highly prestigious annual gathering of Nobel Laureates and young scientists from around the world.

$12m in funding to improve cancer research, treatment

19 March, 2018

Cancer Institute NSW has announced $12 million in grants funding, supporting 20 projects that are set to improve the lives of cancer patients across the state.

Newcastle professor wins international mineral processing award

15 March, 2018

Professor Kevin Galvin won the Antoine M. Gaudin Award "for advancements in the science and engineering of innovative systems for coal and mineral beneficiation".

Nominations open for ASPIRE Prize 2018

14 March, 2018

The Australian Academy of Science is inviting Australian researchers to nominate for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) 2018.

Women in STEM: pay improving but opportunities lacking

08 March, 2018

A national survey has revealed that female scientists are not getting the same opportunities for promotion or seniority as their male peers with similar qualifications and experience.

Cannabis-focused biotech Zelda expands partnership with Curtin

07 March, 2018

Zelda Therapeutics, an Australian-listed biotech focused on medical cannabis, has expanded its pancreatic cancer research collaboration agreement with Curtin University.

Clinical guideline for mental health management

01 March, 2018

New worker mental health management guidelines are currently being canvassed, with community input accepted until mid-March, according to WorkCover Queensland.

Performance declining for Australia's maths and science students

01 March, 2018

Australia's future is at risk as performance declines amongst our maths and science students, says Science & Technology Australia (STA).

Funding announced for six new research collaborations

27 February, 2018

Projects outcomes include the development of 3D-printed materials for the vision impaired, improved grain crop production through better weed control and innovations in advanced composite paints.

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