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Innovation District Challenge Round Two

Innovation District Challenge Round Two

Access funding to accelerate the commercialisation of COVID-19 research solutions to market Expressions of Interest for Challenge 2 have now closed. You still have the opportunity to express your interest in Challenge 3 when launched. Keep an eye on our website for further information on launch dates. The Innovation Districts Challenges (IDC) is a $3..
Goodbye Campus Common, hello Central Courtyard

Goodbye Campus Common, hello Central Courtyard

Monday 15 February will see the first of our new food and beverage outlets opening in our new Central Courtyard Precinct. The 1CC (1 Central Courtyard) building will be “The Hub” of the new precinct, and will include a brand new Ubar as well as a wide range of new food and beverage outlets for staff..
Citizen of the Year Awards

Citizen of the Year Awards

The City of Ryde Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards recognise outstanding accomplishments by individuals in our community who have excelled in their chosen field. The awards are open to all Australian citizens living in the City of Ryde. Citizen of the Year recognises outstanding service to the community over an extended period. Young..
CSIRO’S Circular Economy Roadmap charts path to triple job creation

CSIRO’S Circular Economy Roadmap charts path to triple job creation

A new roadmap released today by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed key strategies for creating jobs and reclaiming billions in economic value from plastic, glass, paper and tyres currently going into landfill. The National Circular Economy Roadmap found innovation is crucial to realising Australia’s largest economic gains, which will come from designing new products and..
Macquarie University nominee YourLink wins $10,000

Macquarie University nominee YourLink wins $10,000

Collaboration between universities, CSIRO and local businesses will help bring new products to market that help to address the challenges of COVID-19. More than 110 businesses have applied to be part of the NSW Government’s R&D Innovation Districts Challenges, vying for a share in $500,000 of seed funding. Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western..
COVID-19 drives AFR Higher Education Awards 2020

COVID-19 drives AFR Higher Education Awards 2020

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on universities this year. But the effects are not only about falling revenue and empty classrooms. There have also been positive spin-offs that are recognised in the AFR Higher Education Awards 2020.Two winners, Wollongong University’s Preparing to Teach Online and University of Newcastle tackles COVID-19 Equipment Shortages, are direct consequences of the fast-spreading disease.