Could ChatGTP become Chat GP?

Researchers from the University of Liverpool have tested whether the AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT could be used to make decisions about prescribing patients with antibiotics. ChatGTP was given a series of infection scenarios that might have you heading for your family doctor. But although the bot understood the scenarios, including the need to prescribe antibiotics for […]

$16,000,000 in Energy Efficiency Grants up for grabs

Energy Efficiency Musgrove Communications

$16,000,000 in Energy Efficiency Grants up for grabs Are you a small to medium-sized business looking to upgrade or replace inefficient equipment to improve your energy efficiency, reduce energy use, and buffer against long-term energy cost volatility? This could be the grant for you. The Program’s objectives are to: – improve energy efficiency practices and increase […]

CHAT GPT — a Beta Test

Chat GPT

As you’ll know, Chat GPT is a chatbot, much hyped in the media. It will write a good and very convincing paragraph or two, but, be wary — the bot will also make stuff up if it doesn’t find an answer in its database. This new bot is not connected to the internet and doesn’t […]

COVID warps your immunity — variants and ‘imprinting’

  The pandemic is far from over, but we are learning to live with Covid-19, 20, 21, 22, 23 … As this article from Nature, explains, the problem is ‘imprinting’. Your immune system produces antibodies to the first strain of a virus (i.e. Covid-19, a.k.a. SARS-CoV 2), to which you were exposed — say the […]

$70 million grant available for Townsville Green Hydrogen Hub

Green Hydrogen

The Albanese government is committing $70 Million to a green hydrogen hub to be based in Townsville, North Queensland. Producers, consumers, and potential exporters of hydrogen across industrial, transport, export, and energy markets are eligible to apply. Applications open on the 14th of March. Click here for more information Looking for an experienced grant writer? […]

Eight Million Dollar Grants Now Available for Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices

$8 million grants available for innovative drought resilience projects

The Australian Government is offering competitive grants under the ‘Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program’, with up to $8m available per project, depending on scope and complexity. Are you working on innovative and transformational practices with the potential to improve (socially, economically and/or environmentally) the efficiency, productivity, and sustainability of Australian farms from […]

Concreting Carbon

We’ve been mass-producing concrete since the Romans built the Colosseum in 70 AD. Two thousand years on, annual production is 30 billion tonnes, roughly 8% of our global carbon emissions. But now, we can capture some of that carbon, with technology from a surprising source — the concrete-making industry itself! A first for Australia Enter Carbon […]

Grant Writing Part III — Nine More Tips

Successful grants take a serious amount of work.  You’ll be opening yourself and your business to almost forensic examination by the funding body, and competing with thousands of others for the same pot of money. A little daunting perhaps, but there are ways to increase your chances of making the cut. Read the questions Carefully […]

Grant Writing Part II — Eligibility and Planning

Grant Writing Musgrove Communications

Eligibility and Planning I touched on eligibility and planning in Grant Writing Part I — let’s dig deeper into these critical elements.   Eligibility Don’t start writing that application yet — READ THE GUIDELINES — then put them down, go for a walk, and do it again. Focus especially on eligibility — what and who they […]

Website visits — you have three seconds to engage!

Looking for an editor. Image by Ri-Ya (Pixabay)

You have about 3 seconds to grab that potential customer visiting your website. Will they be hooked? Or will they move on because writing is not one of your many useful skills? We’ve all been there — you know what you want to say, but struggle with putting it into words. I’m Richard, I’m a […]