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UniSA researchers show that beach-cast seaweed provides shelter, and a range of microclimates, in addition to food, that ensure the survival of many shore-bird species.

Flinders Ranges virtual tourists to be ‘teleported’ into the deep past for World Heritage bid.

Twenty straight years of life in space makes the ISS the ideal “natural laboratory” to understand how societies function beyond Earth.

A new project using artificial intelligence technology could spell a medical breakthrough for people suffering from, or at risk of, coronary artery disease, the single leading cause of death in Australia.

The ATSE Awards 2021 were celebrated with a broadcast showcasing each Awardee and their work, streamed to exclusive viewing parties around Australia.

Multiversity investment to deliver skills and research dividend for NSW

NUW Alliance recently launched its Multiversity program of specialist technology courses, designed and delivered with TAFE NSW and industry, to drive job creation and upskilling at Bradfield in western Sydney.

Leading astrophysicist takes out top prize in Space Awards

The Australian Space Awards recognise the best and brightest who are driving the development of
Australia’s space economy in the Australian space industry.


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Multiversity investment to deliver skills and research dividend for NSW

NUW Alliance recently launched its Multiversity program of specialist technology courses, designed and delivered with TAFE NSW and industry, to drive job creation and upskilling at Bradfield in western Sydney.

Leading astrophysicist takes out top prize in Space Awards

The Australian Space Awards recognise the best and brightest who are driving the development of
Australia’s space economy in the Australian space industry.

Celebrating innovation and excellence

Each year the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) recognises outstanding senior and emerging innovators with national awards.

Virtual tourists to be ‘teleported’ into the deep past for World Heritage bid

Flinders Ranges virtual tourists to be ‘teleported’ into the deep past for World Heritage bid.

Conserving coastal seaweed: a must-have for migrating sea birds

UniSA researchers show that beach-cast seaweed provides shelter, and a range of microclimates, in addition to food, that ensure the survival of many shore-bird species

Collaboration to accelerate microbiome research

Microba Life Sciences and Illumina partner to advance understanding of the human gut microbiome in human health and disease.



University science

5 ways small business benefits from university science.

From solar cells to meat substitutes, Australian university sciences adds value to Australian small business.

Profile: Dr Sean Parsons. Rapid Testing for COVID-19

Ellume’s Cinderella story of business success had its beginnings in university science.

Profile: Dr Afsaneh Khansari. Developing seaweed-based materials

Dr Afsaneh Khansari is a synthetic chemist working at the forefront of molecular engineering, developing new seaweed-based biomaterials.



Thought Leaders

Why we work better together

University science works with the CSIRO to build communities around new and groundbreaking areas of research as well as facilitating connections and collaborations with industry.

University science mobilises in a pandemic: Opinion

Professor John Shine AC FRS PresAA on the proud history of university science helping us to understand, protect against, and prevent many infectious diseases, from influenza to the viruses that cause some cancers.

Celebrating 30 years of CRC success

It’s 30 years since the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program was established. During this period, it has boosted productivity, grown the economy and created jobs.



Innovation

Virtual tourists to be ‘teleported’ into the deep past for World Heritage bid

Flinders Ranges virtual tourists to be ‘teleported’ into the deep past for World Heritage bid.

Needle-free COVID-19 vaccine shows promise

A needle-free COVID-19 vaccination could be possible, with University of Queensland scientists successfully protecting mice from the virus by administering a US-developed vaccine candidate with a ‘patch’.

5 ways small business benefits from university science.

From solar cells to meat substitutes, Australian university sciences adds value to Australian small business.


Technology

How to live in space: what we’ve learned from 20 years of the ISS

Twenty straight years of life in space makes the ISS the ideal “natural laboratory” to understand how societies function beyond Earth.

Women in AI and Data Science awards

Innovative women in AI (artificial intelligence) and data science from Australia and New Zealand are being recognised at the first ever event in Sydney.

Bioinformation is about to change the world

We are now at the point when synthetic biology techniques can allow information to flow from digital systems into living organisms, paving the way for technologies of vast potential, say Macquarie University researchers.