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8 September 2017

Cancer researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne have identified a potential pathway for the development of precision medicine, targeting an aggressive form of non-small cell lung cancer, one of the most common types of lung cancer.

In a world-first study published in Science Signalling this month, lead researchers Professor Ygal Haupt and Dr Cristina Gamell have zeroed in on the behaviour of a set of proteins that normally act to suppress the development of tumours.

6 September 2017

The Graeme Clark Institute for Biomedical Engineering and the Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH) have announced the Inaugural HealthTech Innovation Challenge, with four cash prizes of $20,000 each to develop technologies used to prevent, diagnose, monitor or treat disease or medical conditions. The Innovation challenge promotes STEMM-based interdisciplinary research and fosters the translation of research with applications that will lead to improvements in health outcomes. 
 

9 August 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards, celebrating the best in local design.

The annual awards recognise Victorian designers and businesses that use effective, sustainable and transformative design to make our state a better place to live, work and visit.

Entries are open across eight categories, including for best tertiary student design, and close Friday 1 September.

9 August 2017

Opinion piece published in www.growingtallpoppies.com by Patricia Gadd

3 August 2017

The Batterham Medal is an early-career award for a graduate engineer who has achieved substantial peer/industry recognition for his/her work in the past five years.

The medal, and $5,000 cash prize will be awarded to one of Australia’s best young engineers at the Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE)’s Oration Dinner on 24 November in Sydney.

Nominations close on 31 August.

3 August 2017

Is your work strengthening Australia-Asia ties, enabling positive social change, or focused on technology and innovation?

Westpac Bicentennial Foundation is partnering with Australia’s leading research universities to offer two Westpac Research Fellowships valued at a minimum $400,000 over three years. This unique fellowship supports outstanding early career researchers whose ground-breaking work has the potential to make a difference in one of the Foundation's focus areas:

1. Technology and innovation

3 August 2017

Fresh Science nominations now open

 

Do you know an early-career researcher who has peer-reviewed results, a discovery, or an invention that has received little or no media attention?

Encourage them to nominate for Fresh Science, the national competition that helps early-career researchers find, and then share, their stories of discovery.

Scientists get a day of media training and the chance to share their work with the media, general public and school students.

We’re looking for:

1 August 2017

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST MEDTECH STARTUP COMPETITION!

 

MedTech’s Got Talent (MTGT) – Australia’s premiere early stage MedTech challenge – now in its fourth and largest year, opens its 2017 application round, seeking Australia’s aspiring next generation MedTech entrepreneurs and innovators. Top teams win a share in over $160,000 in cash prizes and intense specialised training and mentorship.

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