A second call for projects is launched this year by the permanent Secretariat for the Pacific, with the view to select projects susceptible to be funded by the “Fund for economic, social and cultural cooperation for the Pacific “, or “Fonds Pacifique”. The selected projects will contribute to the regional insertion of the French communities: New Caledonia, French Polynesia and islands Wallis and Futuna. Projects submitted for this call by Australian partners shall be submitte
A large dimensional global trade model has been developed by scientists from the American Geophysical Union, the University of Melbourne, the Australia National University, and the CSIRO to better account for various effects of global warming on national incomes for 139 countries. This new economic model shows a US$23 trillion loss in global GDP, with the economies of many countries collapsing, if we allow global temperatures to rise by 4 degrees by 2100. Read the media relea
You are warmly invited to the seminars & the public lectures in Classics & Ancient History at the University of Queensland (UQ) in 2nd semester 2018. For many of you, Australia is simply a very long way away. Even within the country, Brisbane often seems beyond the oikoumenē gē (‘the inhabited world’). In Queensland itself there are teachers of Ancient History whose high schools are hundreds or thousands of kilometres from this state’s capital city. For all of you UQ Classics
The Professor Frederic Hollande, Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Melbourne is co-directing the first International Associated Laboratory between INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) and Australia. Invited at SBS for an interview, he explains his research, investigating causes of diseases, especially cancer, and he gives us his view of the medical research collaboration between France and Australia… on this
INRIA, the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control aims at encouraging international projects to develop its international links. This year, INRIA has a particular focus on Australia to foster new collaborations. An Associate Team is a joint research project created between an Inria project-team and a research team from abroad. The two partners jointly define a scientific objective with a clear added value for each of them, a research plan and a
The ANU Translational Fellowship Program aims to advance promising researchers and promote enhanced opportunities for diverse career pathways within and alongside government, end-users and industry. This program, aligned with the ANU Strategic Plan, aims to break down the barriers between universities, society and industry, and to provide the support and incentive for researchers to take their ideas outside the University. The Program is designed to allow and support research
Drinks, food, fireworks and science! Come and watch as our fresh, young scientists present their work at a pub event, in the time it takes a party sparkler to burn out. Join the ACT Fresh Science in the pub, when the ACT’s freshest young scientists strut their stuff in King O’Malley’s on Wednesday 11 July 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tickets are free but bookings are essential.