Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - October, 2012
The Australian National University’s Professor Ken Freeman has been awarded the 2012 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for almost 50 years of dedicated work in shaping and changing the human view of galaxies and the universe.
The world’s retail leaders are optimistic about the coming year, with confidence buoyed by positive growth prospects in the Chinese and Indian markets, according to a survey conducted by Monash University.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) and a number of China’s most prestigious universities have signed new strategic research partnerships following the release of the Federal Government’s Asian Century White Paper.
The Victorian Government has announced $1.3 million in funding for a new initiative that will bring together research and development facilities in a single web-based portal for the State’s biotechnology industry and academic research.
The first of seven 8.4 metre wide mirrors to be installed as part of the world’s largest optical telescope has been completed, marking an important step in the progress of the construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT).
The Federal and Victorian Governments have announced an agreement that will see the Australian Synchrotron come under the authority of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).
The Melbourne Business School and the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics have announced an agreement that will see the two collaborate in research and the teaching of business and economics.
The CSIRO has announced the opening of a new titanium additive manufacturing facility that will be used for the development of advanced titanium parts for aerospace, medical, automotive and manufacturing applications.
Minister for Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, has come out swinging in defence of federal funding of research and universities, saying that funding remains at an unprecedented level.
Australians who complete postgraduate degrees can expect to earn double, or $3.2 million, over their working lives compared to people with a Year 11 level qualification, who can expect to earn $1.7 million, according to the latest AMP .NATSEM report.
A new partnership announced between Bankwest and Curtin University will see the formation of a major new economic research centre focused on securing the economic future of the state.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is on a mission to develop the world’s most accurate thermometer after a team of researcher’s received a prestigious $150,000 Precision Measurement Grant.
Australia has become the newest member nation of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, a group that specialises in the application of advanced systems analysis to examine complex systems, such as energy, water, food, climate change and population growth.