Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - May, 2013
It might seem innocuous enough, but that morning latte you just sucked down may well be the obstacle stopping you from finally shedding those pounds, according to a team of researchers from the Western Australian Institute of Medical Research (WAIMR).
A team of scientists from the CSIRO have produced the largest flexible, plastic solar cells in the country – up to 10 times larger than what has previously been able to be produced – using a new solar cell printer.
The Federal Government has announced six universities will be sharing in $5.2 million in grant funding to inspire the next generation of professionals in science, technology, engineering and maths.
High-intensity interval training (HIT) could be the solution to a number of significant health problems, according to the latest research by the University of Queensland (UQ).
A 20 year study conducted by the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Western Australia (UWA) has identified an alarming gap in life expectancy between those with a mental illness and the broader community.
The Tasmanian Government has announced it will provide $175,000 each year in continual funding for the operation of the Tasmanian Seed Conservation Centre at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.
Research efforts into curing multiple sclerosis will receive a $1 million boost after the Federal Government unveiled plans to assist Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia (MSRA) to continue its world class research.
The incidence of strokes in the population has decreased significantly, but many are still preventable according to new research from the University of Adelaide.
New research from the Australian National University (ANU) has found that the earth’s core is spinning out of sync with the rest of the planet, frequently speeding up and slowing down to compensate.
The Federal Government has announced it will extend funding to the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health for another five years in a bid to further close the health gap between the country’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations.
The Federal Government has released a new interactive online map which shows the extent of investment in clean energy projects around the country under the Clean Energy Future package.
The Federal Government will throw $320 million to support Australian researchers and researcher facilities in a bid to drive innovation and support high-quality, high-tech jobs.
The Federal Government has confirmed it will be delivering $25 million to Hobart’s Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems cooperative Research Centre (CRC) in a bid to maintain Australia’s position as a world leader in Antarctic research and protection.
Charles Sturt University (CSU) will host a new Food, Soil and Water Research Centre at its Port Macquarie campus after the Federal Government confirmed $5.9 million in funding.
The world’s shorebirds face an uncertain future as sea levels rise and destroy their traditional feeding grounds and hatcheries, according to new research from the University of Queensland (UQ).