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From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.
Peak-proof renewable energy, advanced manufacturing growth and a long-lasting phone charge have one thing in common: innovation in battery power. 
New research from the Soil CRC is showing how we can naturally care for the fragile soils of Australia, the mainstay for our food, biodiversity and water future.
Creating better, diverse teams
Better diverse teams: diversity ensures better research, better business and better societies, reports Claire Harris.

Towards diverse boards: Pathways to directorship

Increased diversity in the boardroom is critical to innovation, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.

Cloud software to improve mining efficiency

Cloud-based software lets mining engineers improve mining efficiency in mining processes, then compare different scenarios across different time frames.


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Adapting to angry summers: Australian Bushfires

From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.

Blue light helps the body clock tick

Flooding the night with light affects the human production of melatonin – a hormone that helps regulate sleep.

Rostering for better health and productivity

Shift work and irregular rostered hours can worsen workers’ health, safety and productivity.

Future-proofing our soils

New research from the Soil CRC is showing how we can naturally care for the fragile soils of Australia, the mainstay for our food, biodiversity and water future.

Towards diverse boards: Pathways to directorship

Increased diversity in the boardroom is critical to innovation, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.

Towards smarter transport

Three years into its 10-year funding period, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre shares some of its early successes and reflects on the value of its emerging collaborations and need for national coordination.



University science

Adapting to angry summers: Australian Bushfires

From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.

Latest edition of Australian University Science: Water Futures

Discover the real impact of university science in this issue of Australian University Science: Water Futures.

Australian University Science: university science, universal impact

New publication Australian University Science reveals the research impact on future energy technologies.



Thought Leaders

Collaboration at a higher scale

At a time when collaboration is at its most complex, Australia’s thought leaders pinpoint the nuts and bolts of fruitful partnerships.

How to move mountains

Jan Janssen, Senior Vice President of Design & Development at Cochlear, takes a look at the multidisciplinary collaboration that underpins the world’s most sophisticated solutions.

Speak up for STEM and give facts a chance

Kylie Walker, CEO of Science & Technology Australia, sheds light on the platforms that allow researchers to forge relationships with Australia’s decision-makers.



Innovation

Blue light helps the body clock tick

Flooding the night with light affects the human production of melatonin – a hormone that helps regulate sleep.

Towards smarter transport

Three years into its 10-year funding period, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre shares some of its early successes and reflects on the value of its emerging collaborations and need for national coordination.

Transforming manufacturing: Industry 4.0

Embracing deep tech is transforming Australia’s manufacturing sector, which has faced big challenges, and opportunities, as globalisation impacts supply chains, competition ramps up internationally, and consumer markets expand and demand new, innovative products.


Technology

Rostering for better health and productivity

Shift work and irregular rostered hours can worsen workers’ health, safety and productivity.

Towards smarter transport

Three years into its 10-year funding period, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre shares some of its early successes and reflects on the value of its emerging collaborations and need for national coordination.

Transforming manufacturing: Industry 4.0

Embracing deep tech is transforming Australia’s manufacturing sector, which has faced big challenges, and opportunities, as globalisation impacts supply chains, competition ramps up internationally, and consumer markets expand and demand new, innovative products.