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Invest in qualified teachers for STEM education

Science & Technology Australia welcomes the Government’s call to support qualified teachers and improve Australian secondary students’ STEM education.

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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.

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Game on – assistive tech for Parkinson’s disease

Research trials begin for assistive technology to improve Parkinson’s health outcomes.

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.

Commercialising quantum computing technology

Archer in negotiations to commercialise ground-breaking quantum computing technology

Knowhow magazine 2018 – out now!

In this jam-packed issue of KnowHow, the magazine where science meets business, we look at how research is contributing to all aspects of your daily life, plus much more. This is your go-to CRC magazine to stay up-to-date with the nexus of business and research.

Australian government invests in science and technology

Australian STEM research corporations will benefit from the Federal Budget.

From petri dish to market place

CRC’s around Australia are delivering real results on the ground.

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Northern Australia’s innovation frontier

Using technology to manage agriculture puts the power into the hands of the farmers.

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Why can’t my Uber find me?

We are getting so precise with data that new issues are emerging, such as marrying the super-precision of GPS with the planet-shaping forces of continental shift.

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Collaboration works

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

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The Digital Health Revolution

Data is the force behind an extraordinary drive in health innovation — and a range of CRCs are joining this digital health transformation.

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Mental health support for graduates

The CRC for Mental Health has developed a support group program for PhD students.

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Partnerships driving next generation defence technologies

Dr Alex Zelinsky, Chief Defence Scientist, tells us about how the defence industry is using technology programs to improve Australia’s national security.

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Are you protected?

New cyberthreats are constantly emerging, which is why the D2D CRC is helping businesses stay a step ahead of the criminals.

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From cell to accessible therapy: the future of regenerative medicine

Regenerative medicine is on the rise but time and money is a limiting factor.

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Bridging innovation’s valley of death

The road from great science to commercial victory can be treacherous. Bianca Nogrady investigates how three CRCs negotiated potential ‘valleys of death’ to reach market success.

The autonomous future of warfare

Robots that could clear minefields or recover injured soldiers are potential projects for the newly formed Defence Cooperative Research Centre for Trusted Autonomous Systems.

Blockchain benefits: using cryptocurrencies for social good

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are being used to create social change and inspire better futures.

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.

Research doesn’t begin and end in a laboratory

The Lowitja health institution is working towards providing health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Testing Australia’s top aircraft

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

Taming toxic pollution

CRC CARE is addressing the significant growing issue of environmental contaminants with innovative and effective real-world solutions.

Waking up to a big problem

Sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnoea, are often under diagnosed but the Alertness CRC is finding new ways to recognise and treat them.