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Nicky Phillips is Science Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Gareth Hutchens and Nicky Phillips Australia’s economy is in such a fragile condition the Abbott government ought to provide some fiscal stimulus in its May budget, the Australian Industry Group has warned
Gareth Hutchens, Nicky Phillips The federal government is showing signs of greater support for science.
Nicky Phillips They didn't say anything but they made sure the cameras caught every moment.
Bridie Smith and Nicky Phillips At a dinner in Canberra last October, Prime Minister Tony Abbott urged the country's already wary scientific community to judge his government by its performance, not by its titles.
Nicky Phillips and Lisa Cox Global greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels and cement production surged to a record-breaking 36 billion tonnes of CO2 last year, pushing emissions to their highest level in human...
Tom Arup and Nicky Phillips CSIRO is closing several research sites, including relocating world renowned climate research from its long standing atmospheric laboratory in Victoria, following the federal government’s budget cuts.
Tom Arup Nicky Phillips CSIRO is closing several research sites and relocating world-renowned climate research from its atmospheric laboratory in Victoria, following budget cuts.
Lisa Cox, Nicky Phillips The federal budget will take a $2.1 million hit from the rescue of a Russian ship in Antarctica that became stranded on Christmas Eve.
Nicky Phillips The Abbott government will award $522 million to 1177 new research projects including studies on eruptive bushfires, what factors influence indigenous sporting performance and how to reduce incorrect...
Nicky Phillips, Bridie Smith Tony Abbott's new ministry has omitted a dedicated science minister for the first time since the 30s.
Nicky Phillips, Bridie Smith The country's peak science bodies have expressed concern over Tony Abbott's new ministry, which has omitted a dedicated science minister for the first time in more than 50 years.
Nicky Phillips Ian Frazer knows how to prevent and treat herpes - in mice. Next year, the prize-winning immunologist behind the cervical cancer vaccine will scrutinise clinical data to determine whether his vaccine...