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6 November 2017

26 October 2017

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the recipients of the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and Victoria Fellowship at an awards ceremony held by veski at Melbourne’s Investment Centre.

The Labor Government partnered with veski to celebrate the awards, which help recipients take the next steps in their science and research discovery journeys.

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

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:

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