Delivering expertise for Australia’s critical infrastructure

The Energy Pipelines CRC is combining science and real-life experience to create innovative solutions to the myriad problems faced by the oil and gas pipeline sector.

Mining the skies

There are two million near-Earth asteroids in our Solar System, containing vast mineral resources, and, even more vitally, water. Plans to survey them are already underway.

University innovation strategy

University innovation strategy has successes on the board and Australia should look to capitalise on these rather than focus on failures.

The sunshine factory

Led by the legendary Martin Green, UNSW’s photovoltaic researchers have toppled world records in solar cell design again and again. But they ain’t done yet.

UNSW Women in Engineering Awards

There is a long way to go to get to gender equity in one of the most inequitable fields of employment in Australia.

Connecting with the community

Developing research excellence in Indigenous affairs requires a commitment to collaborate with communities at every stage of the research.

Industry placements pave the way to success

CRCs are leading the way in introducing PhD students to a career in industry with targeted placement programs and projects.

Review highlights lagging performance

More collaboration between business and research is required to bring new goods and services to market, says ISA’s Tim Powell.

The Disruptors

Australia’s productivity is poised on a knife edge as traditional boom areas bust. But four new industries are set to take up the strain.

Laying the foundations

In part 2 of his guide to collaboration, commercialisation manager James Dalton explores how to building a strong foundation for industry-research partnerships.

Australia’s science vision centres on collaboration

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science examined the future of research, disruption and job security in his address to the National Press Club.

Research-industry collaboration guide part 1

Commercialisation manager James Dalton shares his wealth of experience in research-industry collaboration: a bridge-building guide for both sides.

Business confidence surges in Australia

Small and medium business confidence has risen to its highest level in six and a half years.

CRC funding priorities: a welcome change

CEO of the CRC Association, Dr Tony Peacock, responds to the new approach to establishing CRC priorities announced by the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science.

GSK Award for Research Excellence winners

Researchers from Monash University have won the prestigious GSK Award for Research Excellence for developing “dimmer switch” medicines.

Luxury watch brand partners with nanotech

A luxury watch brand has teamed up with Flinders University nanotechnologists to develop a new casing material that will give their watches a competitive edge.

$7.6 million to take these products to market

Twenty-two new grants have been allocated to Australian businesses commercialising novel products under the government’s Entrepreneurs Programme.

Find the best 5 ways to get to Mars

We shortlist your best 5 ways to get to Mars in the short term, plus the most hopeful new technology taking us further to space.

What you can do for industry

Commercialisation expert Natalie Chapman explores what she has learnt by teaching industry engagement to researchers.

Remote Research Ranges: a startup story

An interview with Dr Catherine Ball, CEO and Founder of one of Australia’s most innovative environmental services startups.

Prestigious science prizes winners announced

The winners have been announced for the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science which showcase achievements in research, innovation and teaching.

Cyber warfare: a battle plan

Australia is vulnerable to cyber threats, so what can we do about it? Director of UNSW’s Australian Centre for Cyber Security, Jill Slay, takes a look.

Maths researchers optimise Woodside’s vessel efficiency

Curtin University researchers have developed new mathematical models to make Woodside’s vessel operations more efficient.

Engaging industry in research

Commercialisation expert Natalie Chapman shares a traveller’s guide to industry engagement for researchers.