Lorne Cancer Conference 2017: It's Personal
by Dr Cameron Ferris  |  February 24th, 2017

A little over a week ago, while much of the east coast of Australia was sweltering through a major heat wave, a group of scientists gathered in perfect weather at the surf-coast town of Lorne in Victoria.

Big Data and Biotech - What Is The Big Deal?
by Dr Cameron Ferris  |  January 24th, 2017

Big Data is a phenomenon that has captured the attention of businesses, scientists and governments. The space is touted to grow to a $203 billion market by 2020.

Commercialising Biotech: Bringing Research To Life
by Dr Cameron Ferris  |  December 7th, 2016

While fundamental research is important, the ultimate goal for many biotechnology researchers is that their efforts would have a direct impact beyond the lab — to improve or save lives.

R&D Tax Incentives and the Innovation Economy
by Dr Cameron Ferris  |  December 5th, 2016

How could any of us forget the much repeated 2016 election slogans of “jobs and growth” and “transition to an innovation economy”?