Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - November, 2012
Children born prematurely are significantly more likely to suffer brain developmental problems in their teenage years, according to new research conducted by the University of Adelaide.
Leading financial and economic expert Professor Jennifer Corbett has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training) at the Australian National University.
A team of researchers from the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) based out of the University of Melbourne have developed a novel method of capturing carbon capturing carbon dioxide that promises to reduce the cost of separating and storing the gas.
The new Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is set to discover as many as 700,000 new galaxies, according to scientists from the University of Westenr Australia.
A panel of leading international experts on wireless devices and health will discuss the latest global research on the safety of devices such as mobile phones and phone towers at the Science and Wireless public workshop at Swinburne University of Technology.
RMIT has opened it’s new $80 million centre for design research and training, aimed at increasing cross-disciplinary collaboration with industry in Australia and on the international stage.
The Western Australian Government has handed a $500,00 cheque to Telethon 2012, as well as $1 million in funding for a new child and adolescent health research program.
The Federal Government has announced that applications for National Science Week 2013 are now open, with $500,000 being made available for grants between $2,000 to $25,000 to showcase a variety of scientific endeavours.
CSIRO scientists and a crack team of Google experts have teamed up to deliver detailed satellite imagery of Australian landscapes for land managers in community and non-profit sectors.
Research efforts at Australian universities have been given a shot in the arm after the Federal Government announced a $360 million investment for a range of programs across the country.
The Federal Government has announced almost $10 million in funding for a range of new research projects at Griffith University, including creating a quantum computer capable of solving problems exponentially faster than any classical machine.