Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - April, 2013
A number of top executives from the nation’s business, unions and research community have been appointed to the Australian Government’s Services Leaders Group, with the mandate to provide expert advice on enhancing the international competitiveness of Australia’s services sector.
A team of scientists have discovered how to measure greenhouse gases up to 200,000 faster than currently used as a result of research by a PHS student from the University of Western Australia and a US team.
A new research collaboration between the University of Queensland and three leading research institutes in Brazil will seek to deliver groundbreaking new guidelines to assess air and water quality in mining regions.
Australian researchers are inching closer to being able to conduct a blood test to for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease thanks to a breakthrough by a CSRIO team.
The South Australian Government has awarded $1.3 million through the State’s International Research Grant Program, which aims to improve collaborations between international and domestic research partners in South Australia.
The social impacts of the emergent phenomenon of fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) work is set to be put under the research microscope after the University of Queensland announced a research initiative into the practice.
Local government bodies stand to gain significant strategic benefits from establishing an in-house research team, according to a new discussion paper released by the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG).
Southern Cross Venture Partners, has announced it will be investing $4.5 million in Brisbane based Hydrexia to continue its work on its hydrogen storage technology.
The much-debated Gonski Report into school funding rests atop five faulty assumptions that undermine its effectiveness as an education policy, a new University of Melbourne study has found.
Australian researchers will soon have access to a wealth of scientific data collected by Scientific Collections International (SciColl) following the signing of a new agreement.
The Victorian Government has announced the official start of the new Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA) Consultative Council, to be led by Professor Robert Thomas.
The summer ice melt in the Antarctic Peninsula has posted a 10-fold increase over the last 600 years, with the most rapid melting occurring in the last 50 years, according to a new collaborative research project conducted by the Australian National University (ANU)and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).