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Bridging the Divide between Academia and Industry

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By Derek Richard

The Science Next Collaborative is helping early- and mid-career researchers to make the leap from research to commercialisation.

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A Game-Changer for Nuclear Safety

By Tony Irwin

Nuclear energy modules are getting smaller and safer, making them viable options for remote communities.

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Medical Research Must Come Clean

By Mark Shannon

Up to one-third of cell lines may be contaminated, threatening the reliability of research.

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Economics on an Even Keel

By David Tranter

Can economics balance its books with the limits of ecology?

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Jobs of the Future: The Known Unknown

By Karen Andrews

The digital revolution is having a profound impact on the workforce. Increasing skills in science, technology, engineering and maths is not optional.

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Stem Cell Loophole Must Be Closed

By Richard Harvey, Martin Pera and Megan Munsie

Unproven stem cell treatments are being offered in Australia without regulatory oversight.

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Closing the High Seas Opens Fishing Opportunities

By Reg Watson

Closing international waters to fishing would have little or no effect on global catches but make fishing potentially fairer, safer, better-managed and less polluting.

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Science Is Not Just Whitefella Business

By Rowena Ball

Australia’s indigenous culture has a rich scientific heritage, yet indigenous people are under-represented in science-related careers today. Some simple steps can change this.

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How to Get Girls into Physics

By Frances Saunders

Research from the UK has identified several impediments that discourage girls from studying physics, with new interventions now being trialled.

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Can Science and Religion Be Friends?

By Peter Harrison

Some scientists would prefer religion to become extinct but it defiantly prospers – peaceful co-existence is the enduring paradigm.

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