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Is commercialisation the dark side?

Founder and managing director of gemaker, Natalie Chapman, explores the common perception of research commercialisation as ‘the dark side of the force’.

Innovation breathes new life into old business

With the window of opportunity closing for businesses to get on board the fourth industrial revolution, Australian leaders urge old corporations to take action now.

Research commercialisation is push and pull

Industry needs to ‘lean in’ to commercialisation and partnership opportunities, say universities.
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What are the big three drivers to job growth?

Australian business leaders identify crucial factors for innovation and economic growth at the 2016 AFR Innovation Summit.
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Science graduates high risk or high reward?

Australia’s academic and industry leaders call the Grattan Institute’s Mapping Higher Education Report “near-sighted” in its assessment of science graduate employability.

Collaboration platform welcomes universities

Two Australian universities have joined an international platform that aims to facilitate university-industry collaborations.

Eureka Prize Winners of 2016

Meet the winners of the 2016 Eureka Prizes, which showcase the best advancements in Australian science, technology and innovation.

Career breaks in STEM

Industry leaders at the national Women in STEM Leadership Summit discuss how to maintain work-life balance and incorporate important breaks into a successful STEM career.


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Eureka Prize Winners of 2016

Meet the winners of the 2016 Eureka Prizes, which showcase the best advancements in Australian science, technology and innovation.

Peanut genome key to non-allergenic products

Aussies with a peanut allergy may soon be able to enjoy peanut butter without a reaction thanks to plans to develop a non-allergenic ‘super’ peanut.

Plant researcher wins Scientist of the Year

Internationally renowned plant and seed researcher Professor Kingsley Dixon has won the $50,000 WA Scientist of the Year award.

Cochlear implant electrodes improve hearing

A new study has shown that cochlear implant electrodes improve hearing in patients and reduce inflammation caused by implantation.

Introducing the world’s largest radio telescope

In this new trailer released by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research viewers get a glimpse of the largest science facility ever built by mankind.

Career breaks in STEM

Industry leaders at the national Women in STEM Leadership Summit discuss how to maintain work-life balance and incorporate important breaks into a successful STEM career.


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