The Tasmanian Government has announced work has begun on the new $7 million redevelopment of the Macquarie Wharf Number 2 Shed, which will be able to host new Antarctic research vessels from China.

A new carbon sequestration research centre that is expected to play a critical role in reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions has opened in Perth.

The Federal Government has announced the signing of a $5 million agreement between Geoscience Australia and Engineers Australia that will see a complete revision of the Australian Rainfall and Runoff guide, with an aim to achieve a better understanding of flood risks faced by communities.

A team of researchers from the National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) have discovered how a video game has become the first known treatment for Spatial Processing Disorder.

Elsevier and the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) have awarded the winners of the 3rd annual Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards 2012, at the ARMS 14th annual conference on the Gold Coast.

The Federal Government has officially launched the new Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Water Sensitive Cities, which will work with over 70 research, industry and government partners to find new and better ways to use and reuse water resources.

The Western Australian Government has announced funding for a trial iron injection therapy across all of the state’s intensive care units over the next 24 months, a move which is hoped to be key in reducing blood transfusion use.

An Australian research team has led a major computing breakthrough that promises to revolutionise the way data is processed and dramatically increase the processing capacity of future supercomputers.

A team of researchers in Melbourne have identified a new breakthrough method of protecting female fertility for women suffering the potential impact of cancer therapy or premature menopause.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has found that cancer rates are continuing to improve.

The CSIRO has published  findings that detail the outcome of a study that promises to lead to a faster, simpler way to detect the virus.

Researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) have helped identify five of the genes that determine face shape.

More must be done to better manage Australia’s coastal environment in the face of increasing severe climate events, according to a new book compiled by a number of the country’s top researchers.

The ACT Government has announced it will fund a high profile chair in cancer research to be based at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at the Australian National University (ANU).

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) has announced the appointment of Professor Wayne McKenna as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research).

Research conducted by the University of New South Wales has recorded a dramatic reduction in both depression and suicidal thoughts in patients who participated in a study involving internet cognitive behavior therapy.

The University of Queensland has recognised a group of top researchers and supervisors at the 2012 Research Week.

Future climate change is likely to wreak havoc on the country’s plants, animals and ecosystems according to a study published by the CSIRO.

The Federal Government has announced a $1.25 million funding injection for a research project into geothermal energy potential.

The South Australian Government has officially opened the new Fraser Mustard Centre, which will aim to connect cutting edge research with practical measures to improve the health, wellbeing and education of the state’s children.

Workers in South Australia are currently enjoying one of the best psychological health conditions in the world, according to new research conducted by the University of South Australia.

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