Three research teams from The University of Western Australia have been named finalists in three categories of Australia's premier science awards — the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes — for outstanding curiosity-driven research by Australians published in internationally respected journals or books.
A Sydney company that has developed an innovative medical treatment for antibiotic resistant infections using bacteria-eating viruses has won the NSW government's 2008 BioFirstCommercialisation Award.
Any potential health, safety and environmental risks with the introduction of nanotechnology products will be addressed by Australia's regulatory system.
The Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme, Round 2, for funding in 2008 has resulted in funding for 208 of the 487 proposals. A hair examination protocol for forensic scientists is just one of the successful projects.
Interested Australians have been invited to respond to a consultation paper on the development of the government’s new Future Fellowships scheme.
AusPat is a searchable online database containing Australian patent applications lodged and granted since 1979.
The Australian Government will provide $7 million for new collaborative science initiatives under the Australia–India Strategic Research Fund.
Science at the Shine Dome will showcase Australia's cutting edge research and scientific achievements in Canberra from May 7–9.
A course in self management and managing others is being facilitated by SIA.
The opening of the second node of Australia's Stem Cell Centre will strengthen Australia's biotechnology capability.
Citation is the life-blood of many scientists. Thomson Scientific Citation Awards acknowledge those scientists with the highest overall citation rankings.
Seventeen of Australia’s leading scientists have been chosen to join the Australian Academy of Science.
The Brandon Bioscience Fund from Brandon Capital Partners has been chosen as the 11th fund to be fully licensed to operate under the Australian Government’s Innovation Investment Fund (IIF) Program.
Biotechnology discoveries, like the method for creating synthetic life forms, are at risk of being unduly hindered by private corporations unless patent systems are brought into the 21st century, according to an expert from The Australian National University.