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Weekly top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances-26/11

Weekly top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances-26/11

Monday, 25 November 2013. Source: SciTech Digest 41 A Top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances each week compiled by ITEK's Commercial Manager Mark Bruce. This week: Brain mapping, bacterial DNA uptake, metamaterial superconductors...and more.

Weekly top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances-04th Nov

Weekly top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances-04th Nov

Tuesday, 05 November 2013. A Top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances each week compiled by ITEK's Commercial Manager Mark Bruce. This week: Graphene edges, multi-functional particles, bacterial electricity...and more.

Entrepreneurs set to start it up at UniSA

Entrepreneurs set to start it up at UniSA

Thursday, 31 October 2013. The University of South Australia will next month host Startup Weekend, an intense 54-hour business-building marathon involving almost 100 participants from around South Australia. Supported by both UniSA and ITEK Ventures, Startup Weekend will see motivated...

Weekly top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances-27th Oct

Weekly top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances-27th Oct

Monday, 28 October 2013. A Top 10 selection of scientific and technological advances each week compiled by ITEK's Commercial Manager Mark Bruce. This week: Lego-Microfabrication, DNA-nanoparticle assembly, functional cell implants...and more.

UniSA materials scientist picked as Tall Poppy of the Year

UniSA materials scientist picked as Tall Poppy of the Year

Tuesday, 20 August 2013. University of South Australia researcher Dr Drew Evans has been named the 2013 South Australian Tall Poppy of the Year at the Science Excellence Awards SA held on August 16. Based at UniSA’s Future Industries Institute, Dr Evans designs thin film coatings for common...

ARC and industry back UniSA research

ARC and industry back UniSA research

Wednesday, 03 July 2013. More than $8 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and industry partners will support new research at the University of South Australia to help to deliver solutions and improve productivity. Twelve projects funded under the ARC’s Linkage Project...

$40m federal government backing for SA Pathology’s Centre for Cancer Biology and UniSA.

$40m federal government backing for SA Pathology’s Centre for Cancer Biology and UniSA.

Monday, 17 June 2013. The Federal Government, has backed the formation of a powerful new partnership between the University of South Australia and SA Pathology to accommodate and support the growth of the Centre for Cancer Biology. The Centre has a specific focus on fundamental research that is...

New e-learning course champions patient safety

New e-learning course champions patient safety

Wednesday, 06 February 2013. A new learning course pioneered by two University of South Australia lecturers is aimed at raising the standard of handover of patient care in hospital and care facilities across the country. In cooperation with St Andrew's Hospital, UniSA’s Tina Holmes and Dr Jane...

Bottle Light set to transform cycling safety

Bottle Light set to transform cycling safety

Monday, 21 January 2013. As South Australia gears up for the Santos Tour Down Under, an invention by a University of South Australia lecturer is set to make cycling safer for all recreational riders. Industrial Design lecturer Sandy Walker has invented Safety Bottle Light, a water bottle fitted...

Global tech giants invest in talking cars technology

Global tech giants invest in talking cars technology

Thursday, 10 January 2013. Adelaide ‘car-to-car’ communications technology company Cohda Wireless has attracted a substantial, undisclosed investment deal from global networking equipment firm Cisco Systems and NXP B.V. a top 10 global semiconductor company. The decision by the two United States...