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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.

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Boosting renewable hydrogen research

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

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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.

Physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

Australia’s national science agency has appointed Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO Chief Scientist.

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Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

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

Artificial intelligence links eyes to personality

New research uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality and eye movements.

The need for science to focus on data sharing

Should scientists’ incentives place as much emphasis on how openly available they make their data, as on the scholarly articles they publish?

STEM shortage presents roadblock to Defence jobs

A STEM-enabled workforce needs to expand to support the production and maintenance of submarines, ships, armoured vehicles and Defence infrastructure.

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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.