Data discoveries

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) researchers are combining big data throughput with high-resolution nuclear science techniques to tackle broad environmental issues, reports Clare Pain.

Using algorithms to capture risk

More than 500 million tweets go out daily, forming just part of the massive data stream from social media that mental health researchers are tapping into, Fran Molloy reports.

The data deluge

Transforming the way we analyse and process data has repercussions for disaster management, defence and security, and raises issues with privacy and ownership, says Rosslyn Beeby.

The spirit within

Fairer regulation and better access to finance and equity will give entrepreneurs plenty of encouragement, says Tony Peacock.

Targeting kids’ cancer, gene by gene

Cancer researchers in Australia are using a revolutionary ‘personalised medicine’ approach to identify effective individualised treatment options for children.

iSee: Education’s future

Australian developers have begun to commercialise affordable new software that could revolutionise online education – as well as our interactions on the internet.

Healthier stock for dairy farmers

PhD candidate Jane Kelley’s research could be a breakthrough for the dairy industry.

Leading sustainable design

Dr Briony Rogers makes urban water systems more sustainable and resilient to the impacts of climate change.

Pipeline design for a safer future

The Energy Pipelines CRC is working to prevent a pipeline disaster ever occurring in Australia, Clare Pain reports.

Fresh opportunities

The Low Carbon Living CRC’s ambitious goal is to drive Australia’s carbon emissions down by 10 megatonnes by 2020. Gemma Chilton reports.

The wider view

The 3% of Australians living in remote regions face significant health and social challenges. Two CRCs are finding solutions, writes Fran Molloy.