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Issue 10: Impact: What lies beneath? Australian University Science highlights the interplay between university research and industry.

Aussie invention predicts power line faults that can cause bushfires

An early fault detection (EFD) system designed at RMIT University is helping to prevent bushfires and blackouts in North America, Europe and Australia.

Husic tells quantum startups: ‘We will make the world take notice of your work’

Diraq sets sights on world’s first fault-tolerant quantum computer

Quantum allies push commercialisation 

Governments seek a startup ecosystem beyond quantum computing: Australia’s chief scientist Cathy Foley, speaking at the Quantum Australia conference this week


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Aussie invention predicts power line faults that can cause bushfires

An early fault detection (EFD) system designed at RMIT University is helping to prevent bushfires and blackouts in North America, Europe and Australia.

Husic tells quantum startups: ‘We will make the world take notice of your work’

Diraq sets sights on world’s first fault-tolerant quantum computer

Quantum allies push commercialisation 

Governments seek a startup ecosystem beyond quantum computing: Australia’s chief scientist Cathy Foley, speaking at the Quantum Australia conference this week

Free webinar: Unlock the potential of a science degree

Join this free webinar to explore how you can combine a science degree with your passion, another field or a world changing goal.

Australia’s Virtual Irrigation Academy wins COP 28 and World Economic Forum awards

Australia’s Virtual Irrigation Academy (VIA) was announced as the winner of the Inclusion Award under the Water Changemakers Innovation Awards 2023 held at COP 28 this week.

Graphene oxide study strengthens the case for smart concrete

Engineers have added graphene oxide to cement mixture to make stronger 3D printed concrete.



University science

Latest issue of Australian University Science out now!

Impact: What lies beneath? Australian University Science highlights the interplay between university research and industry.

Nurturing the spirit of human discovery

Cradles of innovation, Australian universities nurture the soul of science, driving tomorrow’s breakthroughs.

4 ways Australian university science is driving discovery

It takes the whole faculty to foster exceptional science. Here are four ways Australian University Science is paving the way to exceptional innovation.



Thought Leaders

Chief Scientist calls for a national conversation to develop a new set of national science priorities

The Australian Government has asked me to development of a draft list of national science priorities.

University science supports the critical transition to net zero

Decarbonisation relies on the deep science capability present across our universities and the ability to train the next generation, writes Professor Caroline McMillen AO, Chief Scientist for South Australia.

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. 



Innovation

Aussie invention predicts power line faults that can cause bushfires

An early fault detection (EFD) system designed at RMIT University is helping to prevent bushfires and blackouts in North America, Europe and Australia.

Husic tells quantum startups: ‘We will make the world take notice of your work’

Diraq sets sights on world’s first fault-tolerant quantum computer

Quantum allies push commercialisation 

Governments seek a startup ecosystem beyond quantum computing: Australia’s chief scientist Cathy Foley, speaking at the Quantum Australia conference this week


Technology

Husic tells quantum startups: ‘We will make the world take notice of your work’

Diraq sets sights on world’s first fault-tolerant quantum computer

Quantum allies push commercialisation 

Governments seek a startup ecosystem beyond quantum computing: Australia’s chief scientist Cathy Foley, speaking at the Quantum Australia conference this week

Scarcity of talent hampers Australia’s quantum industry

Quantum technologies represent a massive opportunity, but strong global competition and a scarcity of talent will hamper growth in the sector in Australia, a major industry review has found.


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