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Tapping into thousands of years of observation and water management by Australia’s First Peoples holds the key to future water policy in Australia.

iMOVE

Science expertise is key to delivering sustainable energy solutions emerging from the hydrogen economy.

CRC for Honeybee Products

An innovative funding approach gave solar energy entrepreneur Emma Jenkin her breakthrough into an untapped energy market.

Drops from thin air

A remarkable new material developed by the University of Sydney can extract water from air, and could change our future relationship with water.

Supercharging the next generation

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) focusses on training the next generation of research leaders in energy and smart materials.


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Latest edition of Australian University Science: Water Futures

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

Water for country

Tapping into thousands of years of observation and water management by Australia’s First Peoples holds the key to future water policy in Australia.

Drops from thin air

A remarkable new material developed by the University of Sydney can extract water from air, and could change our future relationship with water.

The war on waste

Karen Rouse leads a national effort to take valuable water research from university science to industry and end users.

Smart science at regional universities driving future farms

The University of New England’s SMART farms are outdoor laboratories where scientists and growers test out innovations that make a real difference in the field.

University Science Delivering Water Innovation

Solving issues in water security starts with innovative teams where universities and industry work together.


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Following the success of QUT’s COTSbot, the Great Barrier Reef Foundation has secured funding through the Google Impact Challenge to create an autonomous robot called the RangerBot Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. While contributing to the management of COTS, the RangerBot will also allow scientists to monitor, map and study coral over timeframes not possible for human divers.

Find out more about the RangerBot here.

  • Robots hunt down crown-of-thorns
    QUT's COTSbot is the world's first robot to control the crown-of-thorns starfish, a coral killer that has destroyed vast stretches of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • “Healthcare is not a system”
    Paul Nicolarakis, CEO of the CRC spin-off Lorica Health, explains their business model in a five minute pitch made at the 2016 Tech23 event.
  • FDA approves Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug
    The FDA has approved of an innovative new treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The drug was developed by researchers from Murdoch University.