Personalised medicine, translational research, a blood donor register and insectary for researching malaria are all part of an upgraded WEHI facility opened today.
The Australian health and medical research community gathered to recognised its best and brightest at the Research Australia Awards for 2012.
Professor Tony Peacock, CEO of the CRC Association, says the government “funding pause” shows even science isn’t immune from politically motivated budget cuts, so scientists must make their case more strongly and more often.
The Nikon Small World winners of 2012 showcase the fantastic world that exists just beyond our perception.
Millions of dollars in long-awaited funding for medical research have finally been allocated with the National Health and Medical Research Council announcing the outcomes key grants.
Simon McKeon, Chairman of the Strategic Review into Health and Medical Research, outlines the vision presented in the draft discussion paper and how it will transform health and medical research in this country.
The health and medical research community has reacted positively to a draft discussion paper released today by the Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research in Australia, better known as the McKeon Review.
Scientists and engineers in NSW should get their nominations in by 5pm, 31 August 2012 for the 2012 NSW Science and Engineering Awards to be in the running for the prizes, worth $55,000.
A selection of Australia’s leading medical researchers have been declared finalists in the 2012 GlaxoSmithKline Award for Research Excellence, with the winner to be announced on September 11.
The second wave of Australian biotechnology companies is on the cusp of breaking out, but a new phenomenon is emerging in the life sciences industry: a three-tier economy.
Clinical trials could be made more transparent, allowing greater sharing of knowledge and improved clinical outcomes, if they were modelled after the open source software movement, say researchers.
Nominations for the $80,000 GlaxoSmithKline Australia Award for Research Excellence are closing at the end of April.
$100 million in funding from the Australian, New Zealand and Victorian governments has saved the Australian Synchrotron from possible closure.
The Australian Academy of Science has issued its annual list of new Fellows, admitting 21 more scientists to its ranks.
The University of Queensland and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research have entered a joint research partnership to manage and fund the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre.