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The expertise embedded in Australian university science ranges  from complex modelling to trailblazing in genomic mapping, protein chemistry, bioinformatics and epidemiology.

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.

The rapid response to COVID-19 by the country’s university science sector helped avert an early disaster.

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When the pandemic hit, the Australian Council of Deans of Science quickly mobilised to understand Australian universities COVID-19 response, covered in the latest issue of Australian University Science.

CSIRO launches Australia’s first accredited face mask testing facility

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched the nation’s first accredited surgical face mask testing facility in Melbourne today, to help frontline health workers in the fight against COVID-19, while supporting Australian business.

$20m of vital space sector R&D investment by SmartSat CRC

In a $20m investment, nine professorial Chairs have been established by SmartSat and its partner universities in artificial intelligence, optical communications and cybersecurity for the development of next generation space technologies to stimulate Australia’s economic growth in space. Adelaide University, Swinburne University and University of South Australia are the first universities to announce three professorial chairs today.These […]


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CSIRO launches Australia’s first accredited face mask testing facility

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched the nation’s first accredited surgical face mask testing facility in Melbourne today, to help frontline health workers in the fight against COVID-19, while supporting Australian business.

$20m of vital space sector R&D investment by SmartSat CRC

In a $20m investment, nine professorial Chairs have been established by SmartSat and its partner universities in artificial intelligence, optical communications and cybersecurity for the development of next generation space technologies to stimulate Australia’s economic growth in space. Adelaide University, Swinburne University and University of South Australia are the first universities to announce three professorial chairs today.These […]

Australian universities COVID-19 response – Issue 3

From making masks to modelling spread and measuring mental health, Australian universities COVID-19 response goes far beyond vaccines.

Science innovation around COVID-19 beyond the virus

From masks to face shields, online learning to mental health evaluation, Australian university science is stepping up to the broad range of challenges COVID-19 has presented.

From sewage tracing to the DNA Zoo: Research responses to COVID-19

The rapid response to COVID-19 by the Australia’s university science sector helped avert an early disaster.

The vaccine vanguard

The expertise embedded in Australian university science ranges from complex modelling to trailblazing in genomic mapping, protein chemistry, bioinformatics and epidemiology.



University science

Australian universities COVID-19 response – Issue 3

From making masks to modelling spread and measuring mental health, Australian universities COVID-19 response goes far beyond vaccines.

Science innovation around COVID-19 beyond the virus

From masks to face shields, online learning to mental health evaluation, Australian university science is stepping up to the broad range of challenges COVID-19 has presented.

From sewage tracing to the DNA Zoo: Research responses to COVID-19

The rapid response to COVID-19 by the Australia’s university science sector helped avert an early disaster.



Thought Leaders

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.

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.



Innovation

CSIRO launches Australia’s first accredited face mask testing facility

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched the nation’s first accredited surgical face mask testing facility in Melbourne today, to help frontline health workers in the fight against COVID-19, while supporting Australian business.

Science innovation around COVID-19 beyond the virus

From masks to face shields, online learning to mental health evaluation, Australian university science is stepping up to the broad range of challenges COVID-19 has presented.

Thinking beyond the barriers to innovation

Two CRCs give their insights into wrapping up research programs with optimal impact.


Technology

Thinking beyond the barriers to innovation

Two CRCs give their insights into wrapping up research programs with optimal impact.

Early career researchers make a big impact

From bee breathalysers that detect disease to AI chatbots battling body image disorders, these early career researchers are thinking big.

Rostering for better health and productivity

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