Research and development--benefits and risks
- Humboldtian science revisited: An Australian case study. Home, R.W. // History of Science;Mar95, Vol. 33 Issue 99 Part 1, p1
Discusses Humboldtian science research in Australia. Susan Faye Cannon's support for Humboldtian science; Work of physical scientists active in the 19th and early 20th century Australia; Relationship between Humboldtian activity and the laboratory style of physical research.
- The academic researcher: Socialisation in settings previously dominated by teaching. Grbich, Carol // Higher Education;Jul98, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p67
Qualitative case studies of two multidisciplinary health science departments from different universities in Australia were undertaken to identify the experiences which beginning and early career researchers perceived had facilitated or inhibited their development as researchers during the first...
- Study finds Australian research lacks foresight. Lowe, Ian // New Scientist;1/13/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2012, p46
Reports that Australia's research effort is weak in the areas of communications and computing, new materials, design, and process engineering, according to a recent study by Paul Bourke and Linda Butler at the Australian National University. Report entitled `Recent Foresight Studies:...
- Quarrel over share-out. Ewing, T. // Nature;9/7/1989, Vol. 341 Issue 6237, p5
Reports on complaints by Australian medical researchers that they will be left without funds after an interpretation of a government report by the Australian Research Council. Allocation of funds.
- Information service goes. Ewing, T. // Nature;2/8/1990, Vol. 343 Issue 6258, p502
Reports that money earmarked for the Australian Science and Technology Information Service, has been cut from the government science budget allegedly to pay for ballooning expenses in the administration of the Australia Prize. Details of the new award to be given in the biological sciences...
- Australia boosts research. Lawson, M. // Nature;8/29/1991, Vol. 352 Issue 6338, p749
Reports that the Australian government has announced to the Federal Parliament that it will raise spending on science and technology. Major boost for university grants; Funds cut for the Defence Science and Technology Organization; Other plans for allocating funds.
- New research centres. Lawson, M. // Nature;1/2/1992, Vol. 355 Issue 6355, p9
Reports that the Australian government has announced the formation of 20 new reearch centers. The government's Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) program; Partnerships with universities; Emphasis on materials research, communications and information technology, medical research and molecular...
- Budget cuts hit Australian industry R&D. Pockley, Peter // Nature;8/22/1996, Vol. 382 Issue 6593, p659
States that the conservative Coalition government of Australia has reduced the amount of government-funded tax breaks for companies involved in research projects. The government's closure of an industrial research scheme; Cuts part of budget deficit cutting measures; The government's new loan...
- First five Doppler laboratories launched. Dickman, S. // Nature;10/12/1989, Vol. 341 Issue 6242, p477
Reports on Australia's launch of the first five of about 20 Christian Doppler Laboratories in fields of potential commercial interest, ranging from biotechnology to expert systems. Plans; Cost.