Space roadmap unlocks future growth opportunities for Australia

Australia’s space sector has the potential to become a global leader in areas such as deep space exploration, a new CSIRO report reveals.

La Trobe and German Aerospace Agency launch Earth observation camera

The partnership has launched a high resolution Earth Observation camera for installation on the International Space Station.

Australia, France join to build space industry capability

The Australian Space Agency and its French counterpart will work together to take full advantage of the rapidly expanding global space industry.

Boosting renewable hydrogen research

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded $22.1 million in funding to support hydrogen export research projects.

Agtech startup FluroSat infuses data for food security

An agtech startup is harnessing data from remote sensing to optimise farming practices and improve food security.

Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

A Mitchell Institute education report reveals Australian schools lack industry connections.

CSIRO Energise app to map Australian energy usage

A CSIRO app will survey Australians about their energy use in order to gain a better understanding of the way we consume, generate and interact with energy.

Nano-science device produces ‘clean’ super-strength carbons

Enabling the production of materials such as graphene and sliced carbon nanotubes, with the bonus of not needing to use harsh or toxic chemicals in the manufacturing process.

Collaboration works

The outcomes of working together are more than simply the sum of the parts, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.

Unearthing resource value

The CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) has developed environmentally sustainable technology to reduce waste and conserve water in the mining process.

Testing Australia’s top aircraft

A team at ANSTO has developed a treatment to repair and strengthen the outer shell of aircrafts.

Improving funding for mining and exploration companies

Key conversations at Science meets Parliament helps small Australian mining and exploration companies engage and work with MPs

Driving innovation in the Australian automotive sector

“Without that opportunity to get in front of a Parliamentarian to share my excitement and passion for my work, that may not have happened.”

Defence Force Summit

Defence workforce is not just the Defence Force

There’s a critical need to drive STEM careers to improve our Defence Force. Military jobs now include drones and science, not just frontline defence.

AI transforms work as we know it

AI is disrupting even non-tech industries with an automation revolution. Experts urge us to focus on the human skills that give us an edge if we want to thrive in the AI future.

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Australia’s economy is a House of Cards

Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, shares his concerns about the Australian economy.

Protecting innovation with intellectual property rights

Patent attorney Dr Gavin Recchia advises that intellectual property protection will help both researchers and entrepreneurs engage with industry.

Dr Larry Marshall’s National Press Club Address

Dr Larry Marshall’s Address to the National Press Club on November 8.

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.