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Doors open at Walter and Eliza Hall upgraded $185m facility

22 November, 2012 by Tim Dean

Personalised medicine, translational research, a blood donor register and insectary for researching malaria are all part of an upgraded WEHI facility opened today.


Research Australia Awards 2012

22 November, 2012 by Tim Dean

The Australian health and medical research community gathered to recognised its best and brightest at the Research Australia Awards for 2012.


Comment: Science must advocate its cause or risk losing government support

24 October, 2012 by Staff Writers

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.


Slideshow: Inner space

23 October, 2012 by Staff Writers

The Nikon Small World winners of 2012 showcase the fantastic world that exists just beyond our perception.


The freeze is over: NHMRC announces funding outcomes

19 October, 2012 by Tim Dean

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.


We need to integrate research and health services: McKeon

03 October, 2012 by Staff Writers

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.


McKeon Review proposes $2-3bn boost to health and medical research

03 October, 2012 by Tim Dean

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.


NSW Science and Engineering Awards open for nomination

31 July, 2012 by Staff Writers

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.


“Australian 11” of medical research: GSK Award for Research Excellence finalists announced

30 July, 2012 by Tim Dean

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.


BIO 2012: Australian biotechnology’s time to shine

18 June, 2012 by Tim Dean

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.


Inspired by hackers: push for open source clinical trials

03 May, 2012 by Tim Dean

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.


GSK Research Excellent Award nominations closing soon

26 April, 2012 by Staff Writers

Nominations for the $80,000 GlaxoSmithKline Australia Award for Research Excellence are closing at the end of April.


Australian Synchrotron beams on with $100m injection

28 March, 2012 by Tim Dean

$100 million in funding from the Australian, New Zealand and Victorian governments has saved the Australian Synchrotron from possible closure.


Australian Academy of Science elects new Fellows

26 March, 2012 by Tim Dean

The Australian Academy of Science has issued its annual list of new Fellows, admitting 21 more scientists to its ranks.


UQ and QIMR gang up on infectious diseases

15 March, 2012 by Tim Dean

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.


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