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Melissa Little (right) and Minoru Takasato (centre) from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute won the 2016 UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific Research for work on growing kidney tissue from stem cells. MCRI

The 2016 Eureka Prizes showcase the best in Australian science

The pioneers of Australian scientific research, education and communication have been recognised in the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Australia’s chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb, at the National Press Club in Canberra, in 2013. AAP Image/Alan Porritt

Australia’s outgoing Chief Scientist says we’re good but we can be better

After almost five years, Ian Chubb today ends his role Australia's Chief Scientist. He's seen some challenging times with changing leadership and ministers but he believes Australia is in a better place.
Australia playing its part in the world of science with the planned SKA Australia survey telescopes to be located in Western Australia (artist image). SKA Organisation

The state of Australia: science innovation and research

In the lead up to the budget, the story of crisis has been hammered home, but there’s more to a country than its structural deficit. So how is Australia doing overall? In this special series, ten writers…

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