One of Australia's leading technology startup players will be heading up the CSIRO, as Australia's largest science research body grapples with federal government budget cuts.
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The National Computational Infrastructure has built an on-demand, high-performance cloud computing environment to process data-intensive computations, such as climate change, earth system science, and life sciences research.
A reported plan to cut Australia's chief scientific research organisation by AU$150 million has been labelled as a travesty by shadow minister assisting the leader on science, Kim Carr.
Recollective Baseline is adapted from an enterprise platform developed by Ramius that is used to field research by the likes of SAP, NASA, Kaiser Permanente and Dreamworks.
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation and IBM have signed a partnership deal to collaborate on cybersecurity research.
This is one data set that a federal agency is keen to make public.
The CSIRO and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott have rejected a report that up to 1,400 positions in the science and research organisation are going due to hiring freezes put in place by the new Coalition government.
Australia's science agency has announced the new chief of its IT research agency.
Malaysia's Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Center--which drives the country's electrical and engineering economic transformation--wants to collaborate with the Indian Institutes of Technology on research.
Indian government says it will match dollar-for-dollar if local organizations pitch in funds amounting to 1 percent of the country's GDP toward technology and science research.
The country's 'Research Institute in the Science of Cyber Security' will open at the start of October, in an attempt to make the UK a 'thought-leader' in the field. Meanwhile, an EU-level cybersecurity response team has been made permanent after a successful pilot.
Global Earth scientists remain a challenge - but with the opening of a new data access facility, NASA hopes to launch the next chapter of discovery.
Taxpayer-funded research will be made available to the public and not put behind paywalls, according to the government
NASA is hosting a multi center social media event across its centers in the US to preview the landing of the Mars Science Curiosity Rover on August 6th.
US research and development (R&D) company Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has set up shop in Victoria, with plans to set up a regional cybersecurity centre in Melbourne.
The Australian Synchrotron, located in Victoria, has put troubling times behind it after the Federal and Victorian governments swooped in to save the facility with a new $95 million commitment to keep the massive science and research project afloat.
Scientists at UCLA have put a Lightscribe DVD optical drive to work in their graphene research, and have used them to produce a graphene-based electrochemical supercapcitor that could make itself very useful in a world ever more dependent on battery power.In a paper published in the March 16 edition of the journal Science, the researchers explain that electrochemical capacitors have attracted a lot of interest because they can be charged and discharged much faster than traditional batteries.
Strong science and research departments are the two things that drew Peter Nikoletatos from his role as chief information officer at Curtin University to his new position as the director of Information Services with the Australian National University (ANU). Nikoletatos spoke to ZDNet Australia about his plans for ANU, and discussed his Curtin replacement.
Nasa plans to send science experiments into space aboard Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo commercial plane.Nasa will use SpaceShipTwo to conduct science experiements in microgravity at a sub-orbital altitude of around 350,000 feet above sea level, Virgin Galactic announced on Thursday.
Chancellor George Osborne has promised £50 million for research into graphene, the carbon-based material tipped as a breakthrough in material science, nanotechnology and electronics.Graphene was discovered in 2004 by Dr (now Professor) Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre Geim from the University of Manchester in work that won them the 2010 Nobel Prize for physics.
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