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Monthly Archives: September 2016


Aerospace links with France lead to an Australia-first partnership

Building on 10 years of research collaboration on hypersonics research, UQ and Université Paris-Saclay just signed a cooperation agreement.

https://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2016/09/aerospace-links-france-lead-australia-first-partnership-0

24h Entrepreneurship challenge

24h Entrepreneurship challenge ; the winners just arrived in Paris for an exciting tailor made study tour!

http://minister.industry.gov.au/ministers/hunt/media-releases/french-research-and-innovation-players-open-their-doors-australian

Exportons les maths francaises

Exportons les maths francaises

http://www.alliancy.fr/it_leur_parle/no-theme/2016/08/25/cedric-villani-institut-henri-poincare-il-ny-a-plus-assez-de-matheux

Cyril BOYER – finalist at the 2016 EUREKA Prize

AFRAN member Cyril BOYER (UNSW), 2015 Prime Minister science award, was a finalist at the 2016 EUREKA Prize.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8Bhon8pw6M

2016 Defence Science and Technology Eureka Prize

THALES AUSTRALIA was awarded the 2016 Defence Science and Technology Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia, for developing a new generation of armoured vehicles to keep Australian soldiers safe in war zones.

Chris Jenkins, CEO of Thales Australia, delivered the Keynote speech at the last AFRAN Forum…

2016 Johnson & Johnson Eureka Prize

Associate Prof Guillaume LESSENE, AFRAN member, is part of the WEHI team who was awarded the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Eureka Prize for Innovation in Medical Research.

For taking basic Australian research discoveries and developing them into a new cancer therapy that was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in April this year, David Huang and his team from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research have won the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Eureka Prize for Innovation in Medical Research. The drug, venetoclax, was approved for a high-risk sub-group of patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and is now marketed in the US.

GLOBAL CONNECTION FUND

GLOBAL CONNECTION FUND- BRIDGING GRANTS – CALL OPEN (TWO STEPS)

http://globalconnectionsfund.org.au/bridge-grants

CALL OPEN – INRIA INTERNATIONAL CHAIRS

CALL OPEN – INRIA INTERNATIONAL CHAIRS – Deadline 25 oct 2016

https://www.inria.fr/en/institute/recruitment/inria-international-chairs/presentation