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27 June 2018

Responding to new registration applications in a manner that is timely, science-based and proportionate to the risk related to the use of a product is essential. A key component of this is remaining across new and emerging technologies, advancements and innovation.

7 December 2017

Highlighting the APVMA’s scientific expertise and knowledge on key global emerging technologies for chemical assessment, and how they will affect future agvet regulation.

15 November 2017

Highlighting the relevance of global collaboration on emerging technologies in food and drug regulation, in the context of the Chief Scientist' recent conference attendance in Brazil and implications for Australian agvet regulation.

27 September 2017

APVMA are improving the accuracy of analytical methods used in regulatory science.

6 September 2017

I want to remind you to secure your seat at our upcoming APVMA Science Day on Wednesday 13 September here in Canberra.

15 August 2017

We recently commissioned a report into the global emergence of antimicrobial resistance.

3 August 2017

Our refreshed science pages went live this week – just in time for National Science Week and ahead of our annual APVMA Science Day in mid-September.

2 August 2017

In 2015, we published a comprehensive report on the regulatory considerations for nanotechnologies for pesticides and veterinary medicines. That report received widespread acknowledgment from scientists around the world.

2 August 2017

Big Data is a term used to describe huge amounts of both structured and unstructured data. This data is so enormous it can’t be processed using traditional database and software techniques.