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Australian Science Policy Fellow: Kim

What were you researching before you started as a Science Policy Fellow?

My field of study was coal and mineral beneficiation. Beneficiation is the process by which valuable particles within a mined ore are separated from the unwanted particles. My …

6 December 2018

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Australian Science Policy Fellow: Roisin

What were you researching before you started as a Science Policy Fellow?

The ability of bacteria to escape the action of current antibiotics (antimicrobial resistance) is a serious global health problem that threatens our ability to treat common infections and …

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Australian Science Policy Fellow: Melanie

What were you researching before you started as a Science Policy Fellow?

My research career focused on understanding how cells in our immune system turn inflammation on, with the purpose of developing new therapies to turn inflammation off when it …

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Australian Science Policy Fellow: Helen

What were you researching before you started as a Science Policy Fellow?

I was researching Nature Based Solutions and how to translate ecological research into policy and practice at the local council level. Nature Based Solutions are creative approaches to …

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National Science and Technology Council Terms of Reference

Purpose

The National Science and Technology Council is responsible for providing advice to the Prime Minister and other Ministers on important science and technology issues facing Australia.

Functions

The Council is to advise the Government on:

  • long term and emerging

28 November 2018

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