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UNSW receives major crypto gift to fund open-source AI tool to prevent pandemics
Scientists discover new phage therapy combination to combat antibiotic-resistance
An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability.
The UQ-led Food and Beverage Accelerator (FaBA) project will receive $50 million Trailblazer funding

UQ secures trailblazing commercial research funding

The UQ-led Food and Beverage Accelerator (FaBA) project will receive $50 million Trailblazer funding over four years to boost growth and innovation in the sector, potentially creating thousands of new jobs.

Meteorites from the red desert of Australia support search for life on the red planet Mars

Earth meteorites could be used to find evidence of life on the planet Mars

Polymer batteries a step closer

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability.


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UQ secures trailblazing commercial research funding

The UQ-led Food and Beverage Accelerator (FaBA) project will receive $50 million Trailblazer funding over four years to boost growth and innovation in the sector, potentially creating thousands of new jobs.

Meteorites from the red desert of Australia support search for life on the red planet Mars

Earth meteorites could be used to find evidence of life on the planet Mars

Polymer batteries a step closer

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability.

Meet Clive, UniSA’s first off-the-shelf quadruped 

Meet Clive, UniSA’s first off-the-shelf quadruped robot who joins the UniSA STEM academic unit.

New data shows health not registering as a major election issue

Health is failing to cut through in the media coverage and on social platforms despite the country being in the midst of a pandemic.

Scientists discover new phage therapy combination to combat antibiotic-resistance

Study led by Monash University scientists has found that a combination of phages and antibiotics may be far more effective against bacterial infections.



University science

Australian University Science: Big Science’s Big Ideas

In this issue, we explore how Australian University Science in the last two decades has built the scaffolding upon which our technology, health and engineering and applied sciences operate.

Four fundamental science success stories

From devices that allow patients to operate computers with their thoughts to revolutionising solar technology, here are fundamental science’s success stories.

Professor Ian Frazer AC explores the case for curiosity.

Basic science is far more than the translatable research outcomes it might enable. It is also the catalyst for significant advances in our social and economic wellbeing. 



Thought Leaders

Professor Ian Frazer AC explores the case for curiosity.

Basic science is far more than the translatable research outcomes it might enable. It is also the catalyst for significant advances in our social and economic wellbeing. 

Opinion: Expediting science expertise

Australian universities have a vital role to play in ensuring that we have sufficient people with the advanced skills needed to run such sophisticated industries.

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.



Innovation

Science entrepreneur to speak at deep tech acceleration event

Industrial designer, innovator and science entrepreneur ShanShan Wang is tackling critical health science problems.

ANSTO Live Event: Accelerating deep tech businesses

Join a live panel discussion examining the opportunities and challenges facing deep tech businesses across fields such as health, space, energy, the environment and advanced manufacturing. 

Engineering diamonds to unlock computing potential

Researchers will engineer the diamond computer chip that sits at the heart of diamond quantum computers.


Technology

Meet Clive, UniSA’s first off-the-shelf quadruped 

Meet Clive, UniSA’s first off-the-shelf quadruped robot who joins the UniSA STEM academic unit.

UNSW receives major crypto gift to fund open-source AI tool to prevent pandemics

Major crypto gift to fund UNSW’s open-source artificial intelligence tool to prevent pandemics

Universities blaze a trail to commercialise defence research

A bid, led by the University of Adelaide in partnership with the UNSW, has been endorsed to assist the country’s economic recovery under the Trailblazer Universities Program.