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Winners for The Pacific 2017 Pitchfest

The Defence Science Institute (DSI) with the support of the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and Defence South Australia (Defence SA) have co-hosted a  two-day Innovation Pitchfest to seek out people with what may be little more than a really good idea. The Pitchfest took place on both October 3rd and 4th at 2pm-4pm […]

Proposed amendments to regulation 13E of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958

Public Consultation on proposed amendments to regulation 13E of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958. The public and interested stakeholders are invited to comment on proposed amendments to regulation 13E of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958. The intent behind the proposed amendments is to update current export control processes, bringing regulation 13E into line […]

US-Australia International Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (AUSMURI) – Open

  To support this participation, the Australian Government will offer grant funding to Australian universities collaborating on MURI research projects on designated topics through the US-Australia International MURI (AUSMURI). The designated topics for AUSMURI for projects starting in 2018 are: Topic 1:   Integrated Quantum Sensing and Control for High Fidelity Qubit Operations Topic 5:   Embodied […]

Contribution : A Strategic Plan for Information and Communication Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ICSET) in Australia

In October 2016 the National Committee for Information and Communication Sciences of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) convened a workshop of key academic, industry, philanthropic, professional and government stakeholders with interests in Information and Communication Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ICSET). Participants discussed the value of […]

Call for Papers : The 4th SIA Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference 2017 (SubSTEC4)

The 4th SIA Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference 2017 (SubSTEC4) will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre between 13 and 16 November 2017.  Work on the Design Partnership between the Commonwealth of Australia and DCNS Australia, and Lockheed Martin Australia, for Australia’s Future Submarine Program (FSP), is now well under way. Much of this work will focus […]

Call for Papers : Defence Operations Research Symposium (DORS) 2017

Defence Operations Research Symposium (DORS) 2017 that will take place in association with the 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017) and the 25th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR).  The three conferences will be run simultaneously, and will share all conference mechanisms (facilities, catering etc). The conference will be […]

Travel Grants: ICSPP 2017 Congress

Applications for travel grants closing 31st May, 2017 Through the Agreement of Cooperation between the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and the International Military Sports Council (CISM) for the ICSPP2017 a number of travel grants have been established. A total of ten travel grants will be awarded. Firstly, up to five ICSPP-CISM Student Travel […]

EoI : Hacking for Defence- Closing on Feb 28th

DST Group are undertaking a pilot of the H4D program in Australia and are seeking expressions of interest from the University sector to be involved. Responses are required by 28th Feb, details below. The H4D program allows students to develop a deep understanding of the problems and needs of government sponsors in Defence and the […]

EoI : Synthetic Biology – Closing Feb 24th

Synthetic Biology presentations/pitches to representatives of the US Department of Defense Research Offices Introduction The Defence Science Institute will be hosting representatives from the US Department of Defense Research Offices who are keen to identify emerging research programs in Synthetic Biology from within the Australian academic sector. Any academic(s) who have an interesting/novel research in […]