Dr Katherine Woodthorpe emphasised the value of the long-running CRC program before going on to warn of the threats facing science today.
Chief Scientist Cathy Foley called for open access to science and a push for the end to paid access to peer reviewed journals.
Jane O’Dwyer will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRC Association)
Two CRCs give their insights into wrapping up research programs with optimal impact.
The Future Oysters CRC-P is a case study for the success of short-term industry research collaboration, reports Matthew Brace.
A lifeline has arrived for northern Australia’s cattle farmers, who have endured almost a decade of drought, in the form of a new kind of legume.
From bee breathalysers that detect disease to AI chatbots battling body image disorders, these early career researchers are thinking big.
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.
Launched in September 2019, the SmartSat CRC is working towards the capability of tracking fire fronts in real time.
Digital health, improved data integration and innovative manufacturing are making Australians healthier.
“Not only does Dwell Track have the potential to reduce travel time and delays for passengers, it could also increase the number of passengers served on the train network,” says Larry Jordan, Research Director at RMCRC.
Researcher Ruby Chan joined the Fight Food Waste CRC as a PhD student through RMIT and she is already exploring innovative ways to use packaging more effectively to prevent waste.
From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.
Flooding the night with light affects the human production of melatonin – a hormone that helps regulate sleep.
Shift work and irregular rostered hours can worsen workers’ health, safety and productivity.
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.
Increased diversity in the boardroom is critical to innovation, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.
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.
Cloud-based software lets mining engineers improve mining efficiency in mining processes, then compare different scenarios across different time frames.
Diversity ensures better research, better business and better societies, reports Claire Harris.
Peak-proof renewable energy, advanced manufacturing growth and a long-lasting phone charge have one thing in common: innovation in battery power. The CRC for Future Battery Industries (FBICRC) and the CRC-P for Advanced Hybrid Batteries are charging up to take Australia’s homegrown industry to the next level.