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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.

NHMRC to mandate open access to research

23 February, 2012 by Tim Dean

The National Health and Medical Research Council will soon mandate that all research it funds is placed into an open access repository 12 months after publication.

NHMRC’s top 10 research projects of 2011

13 February, 2012 by Tim Dean

The National Health and Medical Research Council has published its Ten of the Best Research Projects of 2011, showcasing the best of NHMRC-funded research.

Comment: Medical research doesn’t have the numbers

09 February, 2012 by Staff Writers

The critical lack of talented mathematicians engaging with biology is threatening the future of medical research, says Walter and Eliza Hall Institute head Doug Hilton.

Nominations for PM’s Prizes for Science open

31 January, 2012 by Staff Writers

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open for nomination, including the $50,000 Science Minister’s Prize for Life Scientist of the Year.

Vale Malcolm Simons

27 January, 2012 by Tim Dean

Malcolm Simons, pioneer of so-called ‘junk’ DNA, has passed away, succumbing to multiple myeloma at the age of 73.

Grant Watch

16 January, 2012 by Staff Writers

Our regular roundup of news and announcements in the wild world of scientific and health & medical research grants and funding.

UTS installs live super-resolution microscope

15 December, 2011 by Staff Writers

A super-resolution imaging system that can produce real-time footage of living cells has been installed in the University of Technology Sydney.

NHMRC hands out Excellence Awards

05 December, 2011 by Staff Writers

The National Health and Medical Research Council has issued its annual slew of Excellent Awards for 2011-2012, handing out accolades to some of the nation's top life scientists.

Slideshow: Research Australia Awards

23 November, 2011 by Staff Writers

On Wednesday 16 November Research Australia handed out its annual awards recognising some of Australia’s most prominent voices in science, advocacy and philanthropy.

Graeme Clark wins Florey Medal

22 November, 2011 by AusBiotech

AusBiotech congratulates Professor Graeme Clark, the pioneer of the bionic ear, who was last night awarded the CSL Florey Medal in a ceremony in Parliament House Canberra.

New bio-secure facility to battle deadly diseases

18 November, 2011 by Tim Dean

A new world class bio-security facility has been opened in Geelong to research some of the most dangerous viruses and diseases known to science.

Doug Hilton receives accolade for grassroots outreach

16 November, 2011 by Tim Dean

WEHI head, Professor Doug Hilton, has received the 2011 Research Australia Leadership and Innovation Award in part for his agitation over the rumoured cuts to health and medical research.

Publish or Perish: August-September 2011

09 November, 2011 by Staff Writers

This is a selection of the top papers published in leading journals by Australian life science researchers thorough August and September 2011.

Victorian government commits $55m to biotechnology

17 October, 2011 by Staff Writers

Victorian government releases new biotechnology plan to generate jobs in the field and increase product development and exports.

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