Australia’s drone revolution: our emerging UAV market

Drones are set to revitalize crops, preserve the environment and prevent disasters.

Dr Larry Marshall’s National Press Club Address

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

Disrupting the rag trade with 3D printing

Fashion tech entrepreneur Tim Allison is collaborating with Australian PhD students to take 3D printing to the next level.

CSIRO Innovation Fund kicks off

Jobs of the future are on the agenda for the CSIRO Innovation Fund, which is investing $200 million in Australian research commercialisation.

Quantum gamble awarded best article of the year

INGENUITY magazine topped hundreds of publications to win Best Single Article of the Year at the annual Publish Awards.

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science go to…

The winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were announced this week – and here they are!

Research at SPARK

How to connect research with industry? Throw top leaders together in the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship and create the dynamic needed to smash out innovations.

Fight club at cybersecurity MOOC

Australia’s hottest hackers come from one Sydney lab, led by an affable professor who is on a mission to fight cybercrime at the world’s biggest institutions.

University innovation strategy

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

Improving alertness in critical environments

Tech company Opturion has partnered with the Alertness CRC to safeguard patients against doctors with fatigue.

Lifting Australia’s innovation performance

Innovation and Science Australia Chair Bill Ferris AC shares a number of challenges facing the nation in becoming a top-tier innovation nation.

Securing Australia’s agricultural future

The Plant Biosecurity CRC has paved the way for a world-class plant biosecurity system based on nationally coordinated, funded and enduring science.

Cleaning up toxic threats

Professor Ravi Naidu is confronting a problem that killed eight times more people in one year than diabetes.

New science magazine INGENUITY launched

UNSW and Refraction Media collaborate to create a brand new engineering magazine.

Superstars of STEM announced today!

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science has just announced the group of women chosen to be Australia’s first Superstars of STEM.

Preventing soil erosion with nuclear know-how

ANSTO is using nuclear science in a bid to understand the causes and rates of soil degradation throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Navigating the future of GPS

Australian and New Zealand know-how is on the cusp of revolutionising geopositioning, which – in the near future – will be able to get accuracy down to 10cm.

Testing zero-energy homes

How do carbon-neutral homes stack up when it comes to liveability and consumer demand?

Revitalising urban slums

Cutting-edge water designs created for developed cities can futureproof vulnerable and degraded environments in developing countries.

Lost satellite?

Our Aussie satellite is in orbit, but no signal has been detected so far.

Shining a light on space debris

Millions of bits of space junk are currently orbiting Earth, ranging in size from mere millimetres through to discarded, school bus-sized parts of multi-stage rockets.

New defence funding announced

Australian researchers will have unprecedented access to competitive funding in a new multidisciplinary program.

Beat the News with digital footprints

A groundbreaking D2D CRC program can now predict destabilising events such as social upheaval, political crises, election outcomes and disease epidemics.

Supercomputer study unlocks secrets of brain

Researchers have used a supercomputer to show how proteins in the brain control electrical signals, in a breakthrough that could lead to safer anaesthetics.