50 ground-breaking research grants awarded

Fifty new research projects can get underway immediately, the Turnbull Government announced today, as part of $38.6 million worth of funding through the Australian Research Council.  Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the Future Fellows will help the nation innovate, invent and apply new ideas across key research areas, forming part of the…

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University’s partnership proves Agenda’s strengths

A strategic partnership for manufacturing and R&D between the University of Adelaide and Trajan Scientific and Medical shows how research institutions and manufacturers can work together to power the National Innovation and Science Agenda’s ideas boom. Scientists from the University’s Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing and the School of Physical Sciences will work with…

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STEM Summer School focussed on young Australian women

Fifty-four female school students will head back to the classroom this week to take part in a special science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) Summer School to nurture, mentor and encourage their involvement in the innovative jobs of the future. Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said programmes like the Summer Schools for…

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Recognising the most inspired of our university teachers

Two associate professors have been jointly recognised as the Australian University Teacher of the Year for their innovative approaches to teaching – including the use of a virtual market simulation system. Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham praised the outstanding efforts of Halim Rane from Griffith University and Kevin Tant from Monash University…

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